Artist: Temmokusan Gyokusen
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th century; false date of 1764
Satsuma ware
H x W: 11.8 x 4.3 cm (4 5/8 x 1 11/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Patricia C. Dodge
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Satsuma ware

From at least 1959 to ?
Patricia C. Dodge, probably purchased in Japan. [1]

To 1994
Estate of Mrs. Patricia C. Dodge. [2]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of the Estate of Mrs. Patricia C. Dodge. [3]


[1] According to notes from Louise Cort dated August 15, 1994, “…Mrs. Dodge's will lists Satsuma ceramics bought in Japan circa 1910 and others bought in Kyoto in 1959. Allowing for confusion over the earlier date, this suggests that, at the latest, the vase might have been acquired in 1959.” See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Estate of Patricia C. Dodge

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