Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 527, 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
Made at one of the kilns in southern Japan established by immigrant Korean potters, this bowl uses a Korean decorative technique of enduring popularity. Known in Japan as mishima, the decoration employs white clay solution (slip) brushed over stamped or incised motifs to create subtly irregular patterns. The vessel is then coated with clear glaze, through which the patterns may be seen.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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