Tea bowl with carved design of dragon and waves

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Satsuma ware
Dimensions
H x W: 9.2 x 11.5 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Kagoshima prefecture, Kajiki, Ryumonji kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.447
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (chawan)

Keywords
dragon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Satsuma ware, stoneware, tea, wave
Provenance

To 1898
Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1898 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Japanese Trading Company in 1898 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 354, 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)

Japanese Trading Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum