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Minato ware tea pot
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Minato ware tea pot

Maker(s)
Artist: Ueda Kichibei (Kichiemon VIII) (died ca. 1861-64)
Medium:
Earthenware with lead glaze; copper chain, copper and rattan handle
Dimensions:
H x W: 12.6 x 15 cm (4 15/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Style:
Minato ware
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Sakai, Osaka prefecture, Japan
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868), tea, Japan, earthenware, Japanese Art, Minato ware
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
mid-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Accession Number:
F1897.54
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. 178, 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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