Flat-sided sake flask

Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 20.6 x 14.6 cm (8 1/8 x 5 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Nishi Sarayama kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1903.55
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, sake, stoneware, Takatori ware
Provenance

To 1903
Y. Fujita and Company, to 1903 [1]

From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1903 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1223, 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
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum