Hagi ware tea bowl in shape of brush washer

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with ash glaze
Style
Hagi ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.8 x 14.7 cm (3 1/16 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Yamaguchi prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1902.9
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

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

1902
Y. Fujita and Company, 1902 [1]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1902 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1075, 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)

Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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