Dish with design of chrysanthemum

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 19th century
  • Geography

    Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Red clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 3.2 × 18.9 cm (1 1/4 × 7 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1907.86.5
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1907.86.5

Object Details

  • Artist

    Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
    Kyoto workshop
  • Description

    Individual serving dish, one of a set of five (F1907.86.1-5) with various designs. (egawari chuzara).
    Clay: red earthenware.
    Glaze: lead glaze, iridescent, crackled.
    Decoration: in areas of white slip with right-angle corner, design of "korin chrysanthemums" in iron brown, blue, and yellow in-glaze pigments. In underside, motif of grasses in iron brown and green in-glaze pigments.
  • Signatures

    Kenzan, in iron brown on base.
  • Provenance

    To 1907
    Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]
    From 1907 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in spring 1907 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1564, 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
  • Exhibition History

    The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics (December 9, 2001 to October 27, 2002)
    Ceramics by Ogata Kenzan (October 9, 1980 to October 30, 1980)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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