Shodai ware serving bowl

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 1800-1880
Medium
Stoneware with rice-straw ash glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Style
Agano ware
Dimensions
H x W: 7.4 x 15.1 cm (2 15/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1901.152
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Serving bowl (hachi)

Keywords
Agano ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, lacquer repair, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1901
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1901 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1052, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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