Powdered tea container, with accessories

Maker(s)
Artist: Sei'ami (active late 16th century)
Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, late 16th century
Medium
Lathe-turned wood, black lacquer
Dimensions
H (overall): 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1998.18a-k
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Tea container (natsume) with accessories

Keywords
Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), tea, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Prince of Kaga Collection, Kanazawa, Japan [1]

S. Yabumoto, Tokyo [2]

To 1998
Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, New York City, purchased from S. Yabumoto [3]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Peggy and Richard M. Danziger in 1998

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 4 in the object record: Ex-collection "Maeda house of Kaga (Kanazawa)."

[2] See Note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Peggy and Richard M. Danziger
Maeda daimyo of Kaga
S. Yabumoto

Published References
  • Das Kaiserliche Japan. no. 21, 22 February 2006. pp. 80-81.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Japanese and Korean Ceramics. vol. 36, no. 1 Hong Kong, January-February 2006. p. 102, fig. 1.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 298-299.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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