Tea bowl, Karatsu or Tsushima ware

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1625-1675
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Karatsu or Tsushima ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.7 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm (3 1/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga or Nagasaki prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1897.66
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Karatsu ware, stoneware, tea, Tsushima ware, white slip
Provenance

To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 503, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum