Ninsei style tea bowl

Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Nonomura Ninsei (active ca. 1646-77)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, second half of 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with enamels over clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.9 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1899
Carl Edelheim (1844-1899), Philadelphia, to 1899 [1]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Carl Edelheim Collection, American Art Association, New York, NY, March 1900 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 379, 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)

Carl Edelheim 1844 - 1899
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
American Art Association (C.L. Freer source) established 1883

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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