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: Seto ware rectangular plaque with design of scholar base: Seto ware rectangular plaque with design of scholar

Seto ware rectangular plaque with design of scholar

Type
Plaque
Maker(s)
Artist: Inoue Ryokichi
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under Shino-type glaze
Style
Seto ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 35.8 x 29.1 cm (14 1/8 x 11 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Aichi prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1895.4

To 1895
Rufus E. Moore, New York, NY, to 1895 [1]

From 1895 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1895 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 285, 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: Rufus E. Moore (1840 - 1918)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Furniture and Furnishing
Keyword(s)
bamboo, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, sage, scholar, Seto ware, stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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