Pewabic Jar

Historical period(s)
ca. 1914
Medium
Clay with iridescent glaze
Style
Pewabic ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 13.7 x 11.8 cm (5 3/8 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
United States, Michigan, Detroit
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.121
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
iridescence, Pewabic ware, United States
Provenance

To 1914
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Pewabic Pottery in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2404, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, the present location of the purchase voucher for this object is unknown.

[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
Pewabic Pottery (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum