Tea ceremony water jar

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear, colorless glaze; lacquer lid.
Style
Arita ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (with lid): 19.1 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of the Antique Porcelain Society of Washington, D.C.
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2211a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Arita ware, Imari type, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), porcelain, river, tea, water
Provenance

To 1984
Mrs. Samuel S. Jack, La Jolla, California. [1]

From 1984
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Samuel S. Jack, La Jolla, California. [2]

Notes:

[1] See object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Samuel S. Jack

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