Takatori ware figure of Jurojin

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron-ash glaze
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 21.5 x 19.7 cm (8 7/16 x 7 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Fukuoka, Nishi Sarayama kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.184
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: Jurojin

Keywords
Japan, Jurojin, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), stoneware, Takatori ware
Provenance

To 1902
Shozo Kato, London, to 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shozo Kato in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1166, 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)

Shozo Kato (C.L. Freer source) 1851-1930
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum