Seto ware rectangular plaque with design of scholar
Artist: Inoue Ryokichi
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under Shino-type glaze
H x W: 35.8 x 29.1 cm (14 1/8 x 11 7/16 in)
Ceramic, Furniture and Furnishing
Aichi prefecture, Japan
Seto ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), bamboo, tea, sage, scholar, Japan, stoneware, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
mid 19th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1895 Rufus E. Moore, New York, NY, to 1895  From 1895 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1895  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Pottery List, L. 285, 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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