Tea ceremony water jar

Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-mid 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with rice-straw-ash and iron-ash glazes; lacquered wooden lid
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 18.6 x 16.3 cm (7 5/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Koishiwara, Koishiwara kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1901.59a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hagi ware, Japan, stoneware, Takatori ware, tea, water
Provenance

To 1901
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing, Paris in 1901

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 938, 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)

Siegfried Bing (C.L. Freer source) 1838 - 1905
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum