Medium-size plate

Maker(s)
Artist: Hamada Shoji (1894-1978)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, early 1960s
Medium
Stoneware with iron and clear glazes
Style
Mashiko ware
Dimensions
Diam (rim): 27 cm (10 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Tochigi prefecture, Mashiko
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ada Appleton
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2206
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Plate (sara)

Keywords
iris, Japan, Mashiko ware, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware
Provenance

From at least 1961-62
Bonnier Gallery, New York. [1]

To 1983
Mrs. Ada G. Appleton, acquired at Bonnier Gallery, New York. [2]

From 1983
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Ada G. Appleton. [3]

Notes:

[1] According to an email from Louise Cort, the Bonnier Gallery was a commercial art gallery in New York City. According to Cort, Hamada held an exhibition at Bonnier’s sometime between 1961 and 1962. See Curatorial Remark 2.

[2] Mrs. Ada G. Appleton acquired the piece at Bonnier Gallery, New York; selected for her by the artists, Hamada Shoji, at her request. See Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record.

[3] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Ada G. Appleton
Bonnier Gallery

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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