Banko ware serving dish with design of bird and hydrangea

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1740-1799
Medium
Stoneware with cream-colored glaze and enamels over glaze
Style
Banko ware
Dimensions
H x W: 14.3 x 23.2 cm (5 5/8 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Mie prefecture, Kuwana
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1967.22
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Serving dish (tebachi)

Keywords
Banko ware, bird, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, Japan, stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Okabe Collection. [1]

To 1967
N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [2]

From 1967
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York. [3]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

N.V. Hammer, Inc.
Okabe

Published References
  • Sekai toji zenshu [Catalogue of the World's Ceramics]. 16 vols, Tokyo, 1955-1958. vol. 5: p. 281, pl. 18.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 60.
  • Mizuoka Tadanari. Ceramic Art of Japan. Tourist Library, no. 8 Tokyo. cover.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 127, vol. 2: p. 183.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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