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Artist:
Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)  Search this
Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style  Search this
Medium:
Buff clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5.2 × 13.3 cm (2 1/16 × 5 1/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
late 18th to early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Low, cylindrical individual serving dish (mukozuke).
Clay: soft, white earthenware.
Glaze: clear, colorless lead glaze.
Signatures:
"Kenzan" in iron pigment.
Provenance:
To 1905
H. R. Yamamoto, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by H. R. Yamamoto in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Object file.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics (December 9, 2001 to October 27, 2002)
Dinner for Five: Japanese Serving Dishes for Elegant Meals (March 4 to October 21, 2001)
Previous custodian or owner:
H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
plum blossom  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.323
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ace69a04-43a4-4567-a6aa-475695ca1a12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1905.323