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Mino or Seto ware ewer, used as tea caddy
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Mino or Seto ware ewer, used as tea caddy

Mino or Seto ware ewer, used as tea caddy

Medium:
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; ivory lid
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 x 11.1 x 11.1 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 4 3/8 in)
Style:
Seto ware
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Aichi prefecture, Japan
Topic:
Seto ware, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), tea, Japan, stoneware, Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
late 15th century
Period:
Muromachi period
Accession Number:
F1897.41a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
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] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 723, 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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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