Tea bowl with design of seedling pines, named Okina

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Okazaki Bunzan 岡崎文山 Originally attributed to Joshin
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with Black Raku type glaze
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.2 × 10.8 cm (3 1/4 × 4 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1897.36
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, pine tree, Raku ware, stoneware, 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

Published References
  • Impressions: The Journal of the Japanese Art Society of America. no. 39 Lexington, Massachusetts, 2018. p. 142, fig. 13.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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