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Artist:
Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)  Search this
Chojiyamachi workshop  Search this
Medium:
Buff clay; white slip, cobalt and iron pigments under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 11.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
1712-ca. 1731
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Tea bowl, low ovoidal; low foot. Gold lacquer repair.
Clay: fine-grained buff stoneware
Glaze: transparent, over white slip.
Decoration: in cobalt and iron, under glaze. Grasses.
Signatures:
Kenzan, written in iron inside footrim.
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. 2189, 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:
Rinpa: Creativity Across Time and Space (October 1, 2022 to April 2, 2023)
The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics (December 9, 2001 to October 27, 2002)
Previous custodian or owner:
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
tea  Search this
grass  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.402
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/ye38a4c3c90-e273-4040-8c0f-72f5f9c5ea7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.402