Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906), Washington, D.C., to 1905 
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Waggaman Collection, American Art Association, New York, NY, January 25-February 3, 1905 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1353, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remark 17, Louise Cort, June 17, 2008, in the object record.
 See note 1.
 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
American Art Association (C.L. Freer source) established 1883
Thomas E. Waggaman 1839 - 1906
Dense, dark gray clay, covered with iron wash now mostly worn off. Concentrically trimmed base. Potter's mark, "Kagemasa-o," without frame, impressed on base. Glossy blue-black iron glaze; splashes of white rice-straw ash (unofu) glaze on shoulder, running down and mingling with iron glaze, producing color ranging from mottled cream to diffuse blue. Rim and pouring spout repaired with brown lacquer.
Potter's mark,"Kagemasa-o," without frame, impressed on base.
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 100, p. 188.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum