Tozo Takayanagi, New York to 1895 
From 1895 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1895 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 305, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
- Previous Owner(s)
Takayanagi Tozo (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Tea-bowl, low foot. Gold lacquer repair.
Clay: soft buff-gray, Raku type.
Glaze: brilliant sealing-wax red, with semi-transparent crackled overflow of yellowish gray-white, shot with greenish gray.
Incised cipher "Kyu"
- Published References
- Daniel Rhodes. Clay and Glazes for the Potter. Arts and Crafts Series New York. pp. 144-145.
- Morgan Pitelka. Handmade Culture: Raku Potters, Patrons, and Tea Practitioners in Japan. Honolulu. p. 146, fig. 6.2.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum