Tea bowl with design of swallow and willow, unknown Raku ware workshop

Maker(s)
Artist: False seal of Kano Tsunenobu 狩野常信 (1636-1713)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Earthenware with Black Raku type glaze
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.2 × 12 cm (2 13/16 × 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1897.35
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
earthenware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Raku ware, tea
Provenance

To 1897
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1897 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

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