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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with enamels over clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.6 x 12.8 cm (1 13/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Style:
Kyoto ware, Ko-Kiyomizu style
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Awataguchi, Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
first half of 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Section from nest of boxes (jubako 重箱), hexagonal; pierced sides.
Clay: hard, dense; buff, flushed orange on base.
Glaze: clear, crackled.
Decoration: in overglaze enamels, green, blue, and gold; floral vinescrolls.
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] Purchased with F1906.24 (L. 218), with which it was used as a stand. See Original Pottery List, L. 728, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Julius Spier (1848-1923) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Kiyomizu ware  Search this
Kyoto ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
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stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.638
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/ye379ceb559-8304-461a-8159-5501e087b238
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.638