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Arita ware tea bowl with landscape design

Type
Tea bowl
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1660-1680
Medium
Stoneware with slip and cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware, totai sometsuke type
Dimension(s)
H x W: 8.3 x 12.9 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.59

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]

Notes:

[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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
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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