Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1670-1700
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
Arita ware
H x W: 5.7 x 31.3 cm (2 1/4 x 12 5/16 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of Alan, David and Donald Winslow
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Arita ware, cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, insect, Japan, porcelain, WWII-era provenance

Estate of the Honorable William R. Castle. [1]

To 1970
Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow, by inheritance from the estate of the Honorable William R. Castle. [2]

From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow. [3]


[1] Curatorial Remark 7 in the object record.

[2] The object came to the Freer Study Collection in 1970. It was transferred to the permanent collection in 1979. Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow are the heirs of the Estate of the Honorable W.R. Castle. See note 1 and correspondences in the object file, Collections Management Office. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Alan, Donald and David Winslow
William Richards Castle 1849-1935

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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