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Artist:
Decoration attributed to Kano Tangen (1679-1767)  Search this
Medium:
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.2 x 18.7 x 13.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 3/8 x 5 5/16 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Hiyamizu kiln, Kagoshima, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
18th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Sake bottle, flattened gourd-shape.
Clay: dense, gray-white.
Glaze: lustrous grayish-white, minutely crackled. Ten spur marks around perimeter of oval base.
Decoration: in cobalt, under glaze. Kano-style landscape.
Provenance:
To 1905
Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906), Washington, DC, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Waggaman Collection, American Art Association, New York, NY, January 25-February 3, 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1354, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remark 16, Louise Cort, June 17, 2008, in the object record.
[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 Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
Cornucopia: Ceramics of Southern Japan (December 19, 2009 to January 9, 2011)
Landscapes in Japanese Art (February 2 to July 15, 2007)
Whistler & Japan (May 14, 1995 to January 1, 1996)
Garden Potteries and Official Kilns: Clan-Sponsored Ceramics in the Edo Period (January 16, 1986 to November 3, 1986)
James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art: Artist and Patron (May 11, 1984 to January 17, 1985)
Japanese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to January 17, 1980)
Previous custodian or owner:
Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906)
American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Satsuma ware  Search this
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
wine  Search this
sake  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
The Story of the Beautiful
See more items in:
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/ye33acd4341-7733-495b-bf8f-29ee55958218
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1905.41