Ring for kiln stacking

Historical period(s)
Late Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Style
Hagi ware
Dimensions
W: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Yamaguchi prefecture, Fukagawa, Yumoto City, kiln site on property of Sakakura Shimbei
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-3159
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Tool and Equipment
Type

Kiln furniture (firing support ring)

Keywords
Hagi ware, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

To 1972
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected from a kiln site on the property of Sakakura Shimbei, Fukugawa. [1]

From 1972
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]

Notes:

[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

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