Deep serving bowl

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron wash and iron and rice-straw-ash glazes
Style
Satsuma ware
Dimensions
H x W: 10.2 x 22.3 cm (4 x 8 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kagoshima prefecture, possibly Ryumonji kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.286
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Serving bowl (hachi)

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

To 1904
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1314, 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)

Mr. Ijuin of Satsuma
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum