Serving bowl with bail handle

Artist: Nin'ami Dōhachi 仁阿弥道八 (1783-1855)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, early 19th century
Stoneware with iron pigment and white slip under colorless glaze
H x W x D: 14.2 x 24.8 x 22 cm (5 9/16 x 9 3/4 x 8 11/16 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto, Gojozaka
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Serving bowl (tebachi)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, plant, stoneware, WWII-era provenance

Private Japanese collection [1]

To 1999
Sebastian Izzard, New York, acquired from a private Japanese collector, to 1999 [2]

From 1999
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Sebastian Izzard in 1999


[1] According to Curatorial Note 10, Louise A. Cort, September 28, 1999, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Sebastian Izzard Asian Art LLC

Published References
  • Robert T. Singer. Edo: Art in Japan, 1616-1868. Exh. cat. Washington. .
  • Kobayashi Tadashi. Kacho. vol. 2, Kyoto. vol. 2.
  • Japanese Paintings and Works of Art, Korean Ceramics. New York, 1999. cat. 18.
  • Hayashiya Tatsusaburo. Tea Ceremony Implements: Collection of World's Ceramics. vol. 7, Tokyo. vol. 7.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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