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Box in the form of antique Chinese ink

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1720
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Lacquer
  • Dimension

    H x W: 3.3 x 9.2 cm (1 5/16 x 3 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1904.42a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1904.42a-b

Object Details

  • Artist

    Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747)
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Charles Gillot (1853-1903), Paris, to 1903 [1]
    From 1904 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the sale of the Charles Gillot Collection, Durand-Ruel Gallery, Paris, through Yamanaka Sadajiro (of Yamanaka & Company), in 1904 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See S.I. 20, Original Miscellaneous List, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] After his death in 1903, a sale of Asian art belonging to French artist Charles Gillot took place in February 1904 at the Durand-Ruel Gallery in Paris. Yamanaka Sadajiro (of Yamanaka and Co.) attended the sale and annotated the sales catalogue (which is now in the Freer and Sackler Library) on Charles Lang Freer's behalf (see Curatorial Remark 4, Louise Cort, July 11, 2001, in the object record). Also, 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

    Charles Gillot (1853-1903) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Container
  • Restrictions and Rights

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