Vase with crescent-moon and sun-shaped lugs

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 1800-1880
Medium
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes
Style
Possibly Agano or Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 20.2 x 12.2 cm (7 15/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.96
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
Agano ware, brown and black glaze, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), moon, stoneware, sun, Takatori ware, wood-ash glaze
Provenance

To 1902
Tozo Takayanagi, New York, NY, to 1902 [1]

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

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1110, 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)

Takayanagi Tozo (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum