Ryumonji ware sake flask
- Sake flask (heishi)
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period, 17th-18th century
- Stoneware with iron glazes
- Satsuma ware, Ryumonji kilns
- H x W x D: 37.5 x 21.2 x 21.2 cm (14 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in)
- Japan, Kagoshima prefecture, Kajiki, Ryumonji kilns
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Tall, inverted pear-shape; flaring at foot. Cf. F1902.272
Clay: hard, light gray.
Glaze: luminous aubergine, mottled with copper-brown; overflow of light yellow-green, splashed with brilliant black.
Rufus E. Moore, New York to 1896 
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1, 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
- Rufus E. Moore (C.L. Freer source) (1840 - 1918)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum