William Baumgarten and Company, New York to 1914 
From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from William Baumgarten and Company in 1914 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2384, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 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)
William Baumgarten and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Use of the fanciful motif of crest medallions tossed like foam on rough waves continues the style of enamel decoration invented by the Kyoto potter Ninsei (active ca. 165075). Many later Kyoto potters executed ceramics using Ninsei's style.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum