Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1670-1700
Porcelain with enamels over clear colorless glaze
Arita ware, Kakiemon type
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)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


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


[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)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982
Annemarie Henle Pope 1907 - 2001
K.J. Hewett British, 1919-1994

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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