Akahada ware tea bowl with design of standing cranes
- Tea bowl
- Historical period(s)
- Edo period, 1800-1850
- Stoneware with white inlay and black pigment under clear glaze
- Akahada ware
- H x Diam: 8.8 x 12.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 13/16 in)
- Japan, Nara prefecture
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Tea bowl, notched. Mishima technique. Gohon type with crane design (gohon tachizuru chawan [Jpn])
Clay: dense, resonant, grayish-white.
Glaze: greenish-gray, flushed with pink, dappled in cream yellow.
Decorations: cranes, incised, partially filled with white paste, and touched with brown, under glaze.
Seal. Gourd-shaped seal, "Akahada" [Jpn]
Gourd-shaped seal, "Akahada" [Jpn]
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1896 
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 475, 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
- Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Japanese Art
- Web Resource(s)
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum