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Tea bowl, possibly Hagi ware

Tea bowl
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th-19th century
Stoneware with ash glaze
Possibly Hagi ware
10.4 x 11.6 cm
Japan, Yamaguchi prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 505, 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. , New York
On View Location
Freer: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Ceramic, Vessel
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hagi ware, Japan, stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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