Water jar with image of Baisaō

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, 19th or early 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with ash glaze and underglaze iron brown
Dimensions
H x Diam (with lid): 18.5 × 16 cm (7 5/16 × 6 5/16 in) Diam (foot): 11 cm (4 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2020.4.2a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Water jar

Keywords
Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

? to 2015
Oranda jin, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands [1]

From 2015 to 2020
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Oranda jin on April 2, 2015 [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
Oranda jin

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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