Shallow tea bowl

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes
Style
Agano or Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.4 x 16.5 cm (2 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.281
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (hirajawan)

Keywords
Agano ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), stoneware, Takatori ware, tea
Provenance

To 1905
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, in 1905 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1434, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum