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Stoneware with white slip under clear colorless glaze
H x Diam: 18.1 × 8.2 cm (7 1/8 × 3 1/4 in)
Tachikui, Hyogo prefecture, Japan
late 19th century
Sake bottle (tokkuri [CHN]).
Clay: hard, fine-grained, grayish brown on surface.
Glaze: Outside: white slip under clear glaze. Inside: clear glaze only. Base unglazed.
Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906), Washington, DC, to 1905 
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, no. 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1363, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remark 6, Louise Cort, June 17, 2008, in the object record.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906)
American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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