Karatsu ware tea bowl

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1650-1800
Medium
Stoneware with clear, colorless glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Style
Karatsu ware, Kenjo Karatsu related type
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 12.7 cm (3 1/8 x 5 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1897.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Karatsu ware, Kenjo Karatsu type, lacquer repair, stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1897
Rufus E. Moore, New York to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1897 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 389, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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)

Rufus E. Moore (C.L. Freer source) 1840 - 1918
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum