Tea caddy, bunrin shape

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 18th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; ivory lid
Style
Takatori ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.2 x 6.1 cm (2 7/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Higashi Sarayama kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.357a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea caddy (bunrin chaire)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, stoneware, Takatori ware, tea
Provenance

To 1909
Yamanaka & Company, Kyoto, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2053, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

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

Copyright with museum