string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_F1911.387" Yatsushiro ware tea bowl - National Museum of Asian Art

Yatsushiro ware tea bowl

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1902-1909
  • Geography

    Kumamoto prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip inlaid under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 8.3 x 10.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1911.387
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1911.387

Object Details

  • Description

    Cylindrical tea bowl (tsutsu chawan 筒茶碗)
    Clay: fine, fired chocolate brown.
    Glaze: lustrous, very dark greenish-gray.
    Decoration: two cranes, reeds, and water inlaid in cream slip under glaze.
    Impressed mark: kuma 熊 inside single ring
  • Marks

    Impressed mark: kuma 熊 inside single ring
  • Provenance

    To 1911
    Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto, to 1911 [1]
    From 1911 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1911 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2174, 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

    Japanese Art of the Meiji Era (September 20, 1997 to April 26, 1998)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Kumamoto prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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