Kenzan-style food dish with design of bamboo

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
Buff clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.1 x 13.4 cm (2 x 5 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.322
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Individual serving dish (mukozuke)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan
Provenance

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

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by 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. 1423, and Reserved Pottery List, R. 64a-e, 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. 63, p. 147.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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