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Chinese (karamono) tea caddy, taikai type
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Chinese (karamono) tea caddy, taikai type Chinese (karamono) tea caddy, taikai type

Chinese (karamono) tea caddy, taikai type

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze; ivory lid
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.5 x 8.6 cm (2 9/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Style:
Hongtang ware
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Hongtang kilns, Fuzhou, Fujian province, China
Topic:
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), tea, China, stoneware, Chinese Art, Hongtang ware
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
13th-14th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Accession Number:
F1902.16a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1902 Yamanaka & Company, to 1902 [1] From 1902 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1902 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1091, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City. [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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