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Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog, unknown Raku ware workshop
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Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog, unknown Raku ware workshop

Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog, unknown Raku ware workshop

Maker(s)
Artist: False seal of Raku Sonyu (1664 - 1716)
Medium:
Raku-type clay with Black Raku glaze and gold pigment
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 10 x 11.2 cm (3 15/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Style:
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Japan
Topic:
Raku ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Meiji era (1868 - 1912), incense, Japan, gold, Japanese Art, guardian lion
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Accession Number:
F1893.6a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1893 Tozo Takayanagi, New York, NY, to 1893 [1] From 1893 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1893 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 234, 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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