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Korakuen ware tea bowl

Type
Tea bowl
Maker(s)
Artist: Yasuke Kyuraku II
Historical period(s)
Edo period, circa 1830-40
Medium
Earthenware with Red Raku glaze
Style
Korakuen ware
Dimension(s)
7.3 x 11.7 x 11.7 cm
Geography
Japan, Tokyo
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1895.1

To 1895
Tozo Takayanagi, New York, NY, to 1895 [1]

From 1895 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1895 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 305, 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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Tozo Takayanagi
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
earthenware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Korakuen ware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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