Sake bottle with relief design of carp mounting waterfall

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1832-1868
Medium
Stoneware with copper-green rice-straw-ash glaze
Style
Banko ware
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 13.6 cm (7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Mie prefecture, Kuwana
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.98
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Sake bottle (tokkuri)

Keywords
Banko ware, carp, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, sake, stoneware, waterfall
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. 1578, 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

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

Copyright with museum