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Akahada ware tea bowl with design of standing cranes

Type
Tea bowl
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1800-1850
Medium
Stoneware with white inlay and black pigment under clear glaze
Style
Akahada ware
Dimension(s)
8.8 x 12.2 cm
Geography
Japan, Nara prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.86

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. 475, 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.
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Akahada ware, crane, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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