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Kenzan style Black Raku water jar

Type
Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)
Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743), Style of Ogata Kōrin 尾形光琳 (1658-1716), Kyoto workshop , imitation
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Medium
Brown clay; black and clear lead glazes, enamel over glaze
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Dimension(s)
16.1 x 12.5 cm
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1896.45a-b

To 1896
Rufus E. Moore, New York, NY, to 1896 [1]

From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1896 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 32, 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.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Rufus E. Moore (1840 - 1918)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
crane, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Raku ware, tea, water
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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