Roof tile (fragment)

Historical period(s)
Nara period, ca. 742
Medium
Gray pottery
Style
Shigaraki ware
Dimensions
W: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki, Shigaraki-no-miya site
Credit Line
Gift of Louise A. Cort
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-3369
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Architectural Element, Ceramic
Type

Roof tile (fragment)

Keywords
Japan, Nara period (645 - 794), Shigaraki ware, unglazed
Provenance

From 1978 to 1985
Louise Allison Cort, Washington, DC, collected in Shigarakinomiya kiln site, Japan. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louise Allison Cort, Washington, DC [2]

Notes:

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

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Louise Allison Cort

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