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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.

Previous Owners
Yamanaka and Co.
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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