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Artist:
Ogata Ihachi (Kyoto Kenzan II) (active 1720-1760)  Search this
Medium:
Buff clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.2 x 28.2 cm (2 13/16 x 11 1/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
mid 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Description:
Bowl (hachi); shallow, cylindrical. Gold lacquer repairs.
Clay: earthenware; soft, resonant, buff-gray.
Glaze: transparent lead glaze.
Decoration: in green and blue, purplish-brown, and yellow underglaze enamels.
Signatures:
"Kenzan" [Jpn] with "ji" [Jpn] cipher.
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. 2194, 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:
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
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.407
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/ye37a64baa9-dfb3-4218-be03-70994f6f0275
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.407