Shidoro ware sake bottle
- Sake bottle (tokkuri)
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
- Stoneware with ash and iron glazes
- Shidoro ware
- H x W (overall): 27.5 x 14.8 cm (10 13/16 x 5 13/16 in)
- Japan, Shizuoka prefecture, Shidoro kilns
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Large sake bottle (tokkuri 徳利). Bottle, ovoidal, with short, tubular neck.
Clay: sandy, dark gray-brown.
Glaze: thin, metallic dark-brown wash, splashed eccentrically; dappled ash glaze appearing green over body, amber over wash. Heavy overflow of rich, brilliant seal-brown and black, crackled, on neck and shoulder.
Tozo Takayanagi, New York to 1893 
From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1893 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L.121, 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.
- Former owner
- Takayanagi Tozo (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum