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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
27.5 x 14.8 cm
Japan, Shizuoka prefecture, Shidoro kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1893
Tozo Takayanagi, New York, NY, to 1893 [1]

From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1893 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Pottery List, L.121, 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.

Previous Owners
Tozo Takayanagi
On View Location
Freer: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Ceramic, Vessel
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), sake, Shidoro ware, stoneware
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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