Bowl with orchid and mushrooms

Maker(s)
Artist: Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924) Kiyomizu Rokubei IV 清水六兵衛 (1848-1920)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1910
Medium
Stoneware with ash glaze and underglaze iron brown
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 9.8 × 18.9 cm (3 7/8 × 7 7/16 in) Diam (foot): 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2020.4.1a-g
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Bowl

Keywords
fungus, Japan, Kyoto ware, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), orchid
Provenance

? to 2006
Shibunkaku, Kyoto [1]

From 2006 to 2020
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Shibunkaku on May 2, 2006 [2]

From 2020
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA [3]

Notes:

[1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2020 Gift List for the Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles
Shibunkaku

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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