Bizen ware Sake bottle in the shape of a wild duck
Artist: Terami Enkichi (died 1838)
Stoneware with ash glaze drops
H x Diam: 19.3 x 10.9 cm (7 5/8 x 4 5/16 in)
Bizen ware, Imbe type
Imbe, Okayama prefecture, Japan
duck, Bizen ware, Imbe type, Edo period (1615 - 1868), wine, sake, Japan, stoneware, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
early 19th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1896 Tozo Takayanagi, New York, NY, to 1896  From 1896 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1896  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Pottery List, L. 146, 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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