Bottle for hair oil

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Porcelain with iron and ash glazes
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 7.6 x 10.4 cm (3 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.315
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Hair oil bottle (aburatsubo)

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

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), bought in Paris 1905 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1428, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum