Bowl with design of pampas grass

Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th to early 19th century
Medium
Brown clay; white slip, iron and cobalt pigments under translucent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 7.1 x 11.6 cm (2 13/16 x 4 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.216
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (wan)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), grass, Japan, tea
Provenance

To 1905
H. R. Yamamato, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. R. Yamamoto in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1418, 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)

H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 64, p. 148.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum