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Medium:
Stoneware with wood-ash and rice-straw-ash glazes
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 24.4 × 16.2 cm (9 5/8 × 6 3/8 in)
Style:
Shigaraki ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Shigaraki, Shiga prefecture, Japan
Date:
18th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Sake flask (tokkuri 徳利)
Clay: hard, coarse, gray.
Glaze: brilliant olive-yellow, crackled; splash of blue and white.
Provenance:
To 1906
Spier Collection, to 1906 [1]
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), puchased from the Spier Collection in 1906 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 11, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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:
Japanese Ceramics from Past to Present (February 18, 1983 to February 16, 1984)
Previous custodian or owner:
Julius Spier (1848-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Shigaraki ware  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:
F1906.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye316693cf0-f2d2-4a1f-8363-bafdcab7190b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1906.15