Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1896 
From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 475, 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)
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Tea bowl, notched. Mishima technique. Gohon type with crane design (gohon tachizuru chawan [Jpn])
Clay: dense, resonant, grayish-white.
Glaze: greenish-gray, flushed with pink, dappled in cream yellow.
Decorations: cranes, incised, partially filled with white paste, and touched with brown, under glaze.
Seal. Gourd-shaped seal, "Akahada" [Jpn]
Gourd-shaped seal, "Akahada" [Jpn]
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort. Korean Influences in Japanese Ceramics. vol. 15, no. 5 Hong Kong, May 1984. p. 29.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum