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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Mino kilns, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Light gray stoneware with black glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 7.5 x 12.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Gray clay. Silk crêpe storage bag. Paulownia wood storage box. Indian block-printed cotton wrapper (furoshiki).
  • Provenance

    To 1998
    Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, New York City, to 1998
    From 1998
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Peggy and Richard M. Danziger in 1998
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Imperfectly Beautiful: Inventing Japanese Ceramic Style (October 14, 2017 - October 14, 2019)
    Rusticity Refined: Kyoto Ceramics by Ninsei (March 19 to October 23, 2005)
    The Idea of China in Japan: The Tea Ceremony in Japan (December 19, 1999 to June 11, 2000)
    Beyond the Legacy--Anniversary Acquisitions of the Freer Gallery of Art (October 11, 1998 to April 11, 1999)
    The Triumph of Japanese Style: 16th-Century Art in Japan (October 19 to December 1, 1991)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Peggy and Richard M. Danziger
  • Origin

    Mino kilns, Gifu prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger
  • Type

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