Tripod incense burner, style of Chinese Longquan-ware celadon

Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Uno Ninmatsu (1864-1937)
Historical period(s)
Taisho or Showa era, ca. 1919-1937
Medium
Porcelain with celadon glaze
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimensions
H x W: 9.5 x 11 cm (3 3/4 x 4 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1941.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Incense burner (koro)

Keywords
incense, Japan, Kyoto ware, porcelain, Showa era (1926 - 1989), Taisho era (1912 - 1926), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1941
C. Edward Wells, New York to 1941

From 1941
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. Edward Wells, New York in 1941 [1]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. For additional information, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

C. Edward Wells 1898-1991

Published References
  • Robert L. Hobson. A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David. London. pl. XL.
  • Grace Dunham Guest, Archibald Gibson Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 9.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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