Pewabic Jar

Historical period(s)
ca. 1917
Medium
Clay with iridescent glaze
Style
Pewabic ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7 x 10.4 cm (2 3/4 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
United States, Michigan, Detroit
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.436
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
iridescence, Pewabic ware, United States
Provenance

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, in 1917 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See American Pottery List, R. 6536, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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