Bizen ware Sake bottle in the shape of a wild duck
- Sake bottle (tokkuri)
- Artist: Terami Enkichi (died 1838)
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period, early 19th century
- Stoneware with ash glaze drops
- Bizen ware, Imbe type
- H x Diam: 19.3 x 10.9 cm (7 5/8 x 4 5/16 in)
- Japan, Okayama prefecture, Imbe
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Sake bottle (tokkuri
^j^), gourd-shaped, with pinched body; twisted bulbous neck and short spout. Restoration on spout.
Clay: fine, fired reddish-brown.
Glaze: lustrous, mottled reddish to blackish brown, iridescent areas, yellow spots.
Impressed mark: Character tera
(^j^) in seal script within outline of folding fan.
Impressed mark: Character "tera" in seal script within outline of folding fan.
Tozo Takayanagi, New York to 1896 
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 146, 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
- Tozo Takayanagi (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum