Tea caddy, katatsuki type

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Stoneware inlaid with white slip under iron and clear glazes
Iga or Shigaraki ware
H x W: 10 x 6.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 7/16 in)
Japan, Mie prefecture or Shiga prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea caddy (katatsuki chaire)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Iga ware, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Shigaraki ware, stoneware, tea

To 1901
Kano Oshima, to 1901 [1]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kano Oshima in 1900 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 852, 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)

Kano Oshima (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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