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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1975
  • Geography

    Kameoka, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
  • Material

    Earthenware, red raku glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (Tea bowl overall): 8.5 × 11.8 × 11.5 cm (3 3/8 × 4 5/8 × 4 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Sasaki Teruo 佐々木輝夫 (born 1935)
  • Provenance

    To 1982
    Masudaya, Akasaka, Tokyo [1]
    From 1982 to 2019
    Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL, purchased from Masudaya on January 5, 1982 [2]
    From 2019
    Freer Study Collection, gift of Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL [3]
    [1] See purchase receipt, object file, Collections Management.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Masudaya 益田屋
    Gregory Kinsey
  • Origin

    Kameoka, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
  • Credit Line

    The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
  • Type

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