Shinto sake flask

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century
Stoneware with copper-green glaze
Shigaraki ware
H: 10.1 cm (4 in) D: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in)
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki, Chokushi No. 18 kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Louise A. Cort
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Sake flask (mikisuzu)

copper-green glaze, glazed, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), sake, Shigaraki ware, Shinto, stoneware, wine

From 1976-79 to 1985
Louise Allison Cort, Washington, DC, collected in Chokushi No. 18 kiln site, Shigaraki, Japan between 1976 and 1979. [1]

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


[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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