Kenzn-style White Raku tea bowl with flying geese and moon

Artist: Imitation of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) Imitation of Ogata Kōrin 尾形光琳 (1658-1716) Kyoto workshop
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Reddish clay; white slip, iron pigment under transparent lead glaze; silver material added later
Raku ware, unknown workshop
H x Diam: 9.7 × 11.7 cm (3 13/16 × 4 5/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl

goose, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), moon, Raku ware, tea
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 54, p. 133.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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