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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1963
  • Geography

    Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (rim): 8.5 x 7.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Hamada Shoji (1894-1978)
  • Provenance

    Possibly from at least 1963
    The Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC [1]
    To 1983
    Mrs. Ada G. Appleton, acquired from an exhibition at the Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC [2]
    From 1983
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Ada G. Appleton. [3]
    [1] According to an email from Louise Cort, the Phillips Gallery in Washington DC was the former name of the Phillips Collection. In 1963 Hamada attended a conference in Washington DC, possibly at which time an exhibition of his ceramics took place at the Phillips Gallery. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [3] See object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    The Phillips Collection
    Mrs. Ada G. Appleton
  • Origin

    Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. Ada Appleton
  • Type

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