string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1902.66" Individual serving bowl in style of Yellow Seto ware - National Museum of Asian Art

Individual serving bowl in style of Yellow Seto ware

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1570-1580 or 1780-1830
  • Geography

    Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with underfired ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5.9 × 16 cm (2 5/16 × 6 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1902.66
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1902.66

Object Details

  • Description

    Individual serving bowl.
    Clay: hard, ringing, grayish.
    Glaze: yellow over cream; thin overflows of brownish-olive. Underfired iron-ash glaze. On base, scar of clay ring used for stacking.
  • Provenance

    To 1902
    Samuel Colman (1832-1920), New York, NY, and Newport, RI, to 1902 [1]
    From 1902 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Samuel Colman Collection, American Art Association, New York, March 19-22, 1902 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1132, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Samuel Colman was collecting Asian objects by at least 1880 (see Curatorial Remark 12, Louise Cort, April 20, 2007, in the object record).
    [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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Samuel Colman (1832-1920)
    American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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