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Teapot (kyusu), part of a set for sencha (steeped green tea) with hot water ewer, 6 tea cups and original wooden box with lid

Catalog Data

Artist:
Saka Koraizaemon X (1890 - 1958)  Search this
Medium:
Stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3.9 x 7.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 15/16 in)
Style:
Hagi ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Hagi, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan
Date:
ca. 1943
Period:
Showa era
Previous custodian or owner:
Andy Saylor
Mrs. Jane Saylor
Provenance:
To ?
Unknown military officer stationed in Japan. [1]
To 1993
Andy and Jane Saylor, purchased at a sale of the collection of an unknown military officer stationed in Japan during the Occupation. [2]
From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Andy and Jane Saylor. [3]
Notes:
[1] Made around 1943. Andy Saylor purchased the object at a sale of the collection of a military officer who was in Japan during the Occupation. See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office, and Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See object record.
Topic:
Hagi ware  Search this
tea  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Andy and Jane Saylor
Accession Number:
FSC-P-4123.1a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
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/ye3a53df7a1-2720-4d1e-b14f-7c361a932e44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-P-4123.1a-b