Akahada ware tea bowl with design of standing cranes
Stoneware with white inlay and black pigment under clear glaze
H x Diam: 8.8 x 12.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Nara prefecture, Japan
crane, Akahada ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), tea, Japan, stoneware, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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. 475, 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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