Ash basin for ro use

Maker(s)
Manufacturer: Tsuboya workshop
Historical period(s)
20th century
Medium
Stoneware
Dimensions
H x Diam (ash basin): 5 × 20.5 cm (2 × 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Okinawa prefecture, Naha
Credit Line
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-6974a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Basin

Keywords
Japan, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance

?- 1994
Possibly Masudaya 益田屋 (Akasaka branch), Tokyo method of acquisition unknown [1]

Possibly 1994-2019
Gregory Kinsey, purchased from Masudaya [2]

From 2019
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift from Gregory Kinsey [3]

Notes:

[1] The object is possibly one of three ash basins identified on a receipt from Masudaya, Akasaka branch). See receipt from Masudaya to Gregory Kinsey, September 27, 1994, copy in object file.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See deed of gift, signed November 15, 2019, original in accession file for F2019.5.1-10.

Research completed November 17, 2022.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Gregory Kinsey
Masudaya

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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