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Powdered tea container (natsume)
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H x W: 6.4 x 6.5 cm (2 1/2 x 2 9/16 in)
late 18th-early 19th century
Kita Toranosuke, Kyoto, to 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kita Toranosuke in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 347, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Japanese and Chinese Lacquer (September 22, 1982 to June 30, 1983)
Japanese Lacquer (April 16, 1979 to October 8, 1980)
Japanese Art—Paintings (September 16, 1970 to May 2, 1973)
Chinese and Japanese Art--Lacquer and Paintings (August 18, 1967 to October 14, 1969)
Special Exhibition—Japanese Art (October 16, 1963 to August 18, 1967)
Previous custodian or owner:
Kita Toranosuke (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
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