Tea cup

Maker(s)
Artist: Hamada Shoji (1894-1978)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1963
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Mashiko ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (rim): 8.5 x 7.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Tochigi prefecture, Mashiko
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ada Appleton
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2207
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea cup (yunomi chawan)

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

Possibly from at least 1963
The Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC [1]

To 1983
Mrs. Ada G. Appleton, acquired from an exhibition at the Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC [2]

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

Notes:

[1] According to an email from Louise Cort, the Phillips Gallery in Washington DC was the former name of the Phillips Collection. In 1963 Hamada attended a conference in Washington DC, possibly at which time an exhibition of his ceramics took place at the Phillips Gallery. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[3] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Ada G. Appleton
The Phillips Collection

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