Rectangular serving dish in Gray Shino style
- Serving dish
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period or Meiji era, 1800-1880
- Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze
- Mino-style ware, Gray Shino type
- H x W x D: 21.4 x 18.9 x 18.9 cm (8 7/16 x 7 7/16 x 7 7/16 in)
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Plaque-shaped serving dish (gaku-zara 額皿), quadrilateral with foliated corners; four low loop feet.
Clay: hard, grayish.
Glaze: brilliant clear glaze, translucent where thick, over dark, red-brown wash.
Decoration: painted in reserve with thin iron wash.
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. 239, 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
- Edo period (1615 - 1868), heron, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Mino-style ware, stoneware
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Web Resource(s)
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum