Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1670-1700
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear colorless glaze
Style
Arita ware, Kakiemon type
Dimensions
H x W x D: 24.5 x 20.5 x 20.5 cm (9 5/8 x 8 1/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1990.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Arita ware, Kakiemon type, chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, phoenix, plant, porcelain, tree, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1960
K.J. Hewett, London [1]

From 1960 to 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC [2]

From 1982 to 1990
Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington DC, ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope [3]

From 1990
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington DC [4]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

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

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982
K.J. Hewett British, 1919-1994

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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