Small bottle with underglaze copper-red decoration (waster, areas of fill)

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1650-1699
Medium
Porcelain with copper-red decoration under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Hirose Mukaigama kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2242
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Arita ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hiroseyama kiln site, Japan, porcelain
Provenance

To 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington, D.C, gift from the Hirose workshop. [1]

From 1982 to 1986
Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington, DC, ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope. [2]

From 1986
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington DC [3]

Notes:

[1] According to the object record, John A. Pope received the bottle as a gift from the Hirose workshop. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

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

Usage conditions apply

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page.