Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921), Kidderminster, England, to 1902 
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Michael Tomkinson in 1902 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1171, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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)
Michael Tomkinson (C.L. Freer source) 1841 - 1921
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Fine-grained, light gray clay. Concentrically trimmed base. Three incised concentric grooves on horizontal shoulder. Dull brown iron glaze mottled with ochre. Four finger marks in glaze at base. Inside glazed.
- Published References
- Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 149.
- Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 44, p. 117.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum