Vase on pedestal base

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    Nishi Sarayama kiln, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W: 16.8 x 9.1 cm (6 5/8 x 3 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1903.5
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1903.5

Object Details

  • Description

    Vase on pedestal base.
    One foot chipped.
    Clay: dense, gray.
    Glaze: mottled ash glaze over iron wash, brilliant grayish-white and blue, crackled.
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Henry G. Marquand (1819-1902), New York, NY, to 1903 [1]
    From 1903 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, Henry G. Marquand Collection, American Art Association, New York, NY, in New York, January 23, 1903, no. 552 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List,
    No. 1217, 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Henry Gurdon Marquand (1819-1902)
    American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Nishi Sarayama kiln, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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