Akahada ware teapot for steeped green tea

Maker(s)
Artist: Okuda Mokuhaku (1799 - 1871)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with clear and iron-brown glazes
Style
Akahada ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.4 x 12 x 12 cm (2 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Nara prefecture, Koriyama, Akahada kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1899.78a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Teapot (kyusu)

Keywords
Akahada ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, lion, stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1899
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1899 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 276, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

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

Copyright with museum