To 1911Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto, to 1911 From 1911 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1911 From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 Notes: See Original Pottery List, L. 2163, pg. 552, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Bought by C.L. Freer from Y. Fujita, Kyoto, while on a trip during 1910-1911 (see Curatorial Remark 1 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)
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
The type of tea bowl known in Japan as Ki-Irabo (Yellow Irabo) was made in Korea to Japanese order beginning in the early seventeenth century. This type of bowl is characterized by coarse, stony clay and an ochre-colored ash glaze. Bowls of this type were replicated at various kilns in Japan, including the Karatsu kilns in northern Kyushu and the Rakuzan kiln in Matsue.
- Published References
Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 4.13, p. 47.
- Collection Area(s)
- Korean Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum