Shinsuke Hayashi, Tokyo, to 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shinsuke Hayashi in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2141, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Purchased as part of F1911.355; Curatorial Remarks for F1911.355.
 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) and Custodian(s)
Shinsuke Hayashi (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
This tea bowl entered the Freer Gallery collection accompanied by this stand. The understated coloration of this type of imitation Jian-ware bowl gained favor in the Japanese tea ceremony. In Japan, bowls on stands were used to serve tea to guests of high status.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
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