Vase with design of lotus blossoms

Artist: Miyagawa Kozan (1842-1916)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, ca. 1895-1903
Porcelain with chrome green and cobalt blue pigments.
H x Diam: 13.4 × 14.5 cm (5 1/4 × 5 11/16 in)
Japan, Yokohama, Makuzu kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Herbert C. Blunck.
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


flower, Japan, lotus, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), porcelain

From at least 1903 to ?
Jane Coles Morrison Edwards, acquired in Japan sometime between 1895 and 1903. [1]

To 1994
Mrs. Herbert C. Blunck, by gift or inheritance from her mother, Jane Coles Morrison Edwards. [2]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Herbert C. Blunck. [3]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 6 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note. See also object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Herbert C. Blunck
Jane Coles Morrison Edwards

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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