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Mino ware bowl with pedestal foot, Oribe style

Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1620-1630
Stoneware with copper-green glaze and iron pigment under clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Mino ware, Oribe type
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)
Japan, Gifu prefecture, Kani city, Kukuri village, Yashichida kilns, Ogaya kiln group
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. 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
C.L. Freer source: Yamanaka and Co.
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
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

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