Bowl, Takatori ware

Historical period(s)
Momoyama or Edo period, 1600-1630
Medium
Brown stoneware with rice-straw ash glaze
Style
Agano or Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 16.9 x 24.2 cm (6 5/8 x 9 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.16a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, Takatori ware
Provenance

To 1898
Rufus E. Moore, New York to 1898 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1898 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 40, 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

Published References
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. vol. 9: pl. 38.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 162.
  • Martin P. Amt Rob Barnard. In Praise of Feet. vol. 18, no. 2 Shelburne Falls, MA, June 1990. p. 26.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum