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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with "snakeskin" iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.1 x 12.6 cm (3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Genryuin kilns, Aira town, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
18th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Clay: dense, grayish. Reddish-brown where exposed.
Glaze: thick, lustrous dark olive, shading to black; crinkled on one side, result of underfiring. Inside of footrim glazed.
Provenance:
1911
Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto 1911 [1]
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto in 1911 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2166, 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:
Tea for...Everyone: Popular Ceramics for Drinking Tea in Japan (March 8 to October 19, 2008)
Previous custodian or owner:
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Satsuma ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
tea  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.379
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/ye37e48cacc-e522-4f3b-9f2e-ef8a9fa71d9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.379