Tea bowl with design of Mt. Fuji

Maker(s)
Artist: Takahashi Dohachi III, IV, or V
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with black glaze and white enamel
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.7 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm (3 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1899.22
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
enamel, Japan, Kyoto ware, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Mount Fuji, stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1899
S. Eida, to 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from S. Eida in 1899 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 343, 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)

S. Eida (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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