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Arita ware tea bowl with landscape design

Tea bowl
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Stoneware with slip and cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Arita ware, totai sometsuke type
8.3 x 12.9 cm
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1896
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1896 [1]

From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 461, 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: Yamanaka and Co. , New York
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
Arita ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, landscape, stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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