Kutani ware bottle with design of asters, chrysanthemums, peonies, wisteria and quail

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Medium
Porcelain with red, gold, purple, brown and black enamel pigments over colorless glaze
Style
Kutani ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15.5 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Ishikawa prefecture, Kanazawa
Credit Line
Bequest of Isabel S. Kurtz
Accession Number
F1991.21
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
aster, chrysanthemum, cloud, Japan, Kutani ware, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), porcelain, wisteria, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909). [1]

To 1991
Isabel S. Kurtz (1901-1991). [2]

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, bequest of Isabel S. Kurtz (1901-1991). [3]

Notes:

[1] Ms. Isabel Kurtz bequeathed the group of Asian ceramics, F1991.19-.44, to the Freer Gallery of Art. These objects had been collected by her father, Charles M. Kurtz, who was a friend of Charles Freer.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles M. Kurtz 1855 - 1909
Isabel S. Kurtz 1901 - 1991

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

Copyright with museum