Kenzan style tea bowl with design of crane and flowing water
Artist: Ogata Kenzan, 1663-1743, Kyoto workshop
Red clay; white slip, iron pigment under clear lead glaze.
H x W: 8 x 13.5 cm (3 1/8 x 5 5/16 in)
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
crane, Raku ware, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), water, tea, Japan, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
late 19th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1896 Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1896  From 1896 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Pottery List, L. 694, 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.
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