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profile: Mino ware bowl with pedestal foot, Oribe style base: Mino ware bowl with pedestal foot, Oribe style

Mino ware bowl with pedestal foot, Oribe style

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1620-1630
Medium
Stoneware with copper-green glaze and iron pigment under clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Style
Mino ware, Oribe type
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 8.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, Kukuri village, Yashichida kilns, Ogaya kiln group
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.88

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. 477, 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)
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, lacquer repair, Mino ware, Oribe type, stoneware
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.