Vase in shape of fulling block

Vase in shape of fulling block (kinuta hanaire 砧花入)
Lacquer repairs on rim.
Clay: hard, dense, gray, reddish on surface.
Glaze: brilliant copper-green, crackled, with areas of reduced red. Applied over white slip.

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1700-1868
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under copper-green glaze, partially reduced to red; gold lacquer repairs
Style
Shihwan (Shekwan) or Seto-related ware
Dimensions
H x W: 24.8 x 11.1 cm (9 3/4 x 4 3/8 in)
Geography
China or Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.92
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase (kinuta hanaire)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, lacquer repair, Seto-related ware, Shiwan ware, stoneware
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1570, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Vase in shape of fulling block (kinuta hanaire 砧花入)
Lacquer repairs on rim.
Clay: hard, dense, gray, reddish on surface.
Glaze: brilliant copper-green, crackled, with areas of reduced red. Applied over white slip.

Published References
  • Warren E. Cox. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. 2 vols., New York. p. 240, pl. 73.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum