Maker(s)
Artist: Takahashi Rakusai IV 高橋楽斎 IV (born 1925)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1976-1978
Medium
Stoneware with natural ash glaze
Style
Shigaraki ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (tea caddy overall): 8 × 6.5 cm (3 1/8 × 2 9/16 in) Diam (tea caddy foot): 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in) Diam (tea caddy mouth): 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in) Diam (mouth interior): 2.5 cm (1 in)
Geography
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki
Credit Line
The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection, Gift of Gregory Kinsey
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-6999a-g
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Tea caddy (chaire)

Keywords
Japan, Shigaraki ware, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, tea ceremony, The Kinsey Chanoyu Collection
Provenance

To 1983
Masudaya, Akasaka, Tokyo [1]

From 1983 to 2019
Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL, purchased from Masudaya on January 11, 1983 [2]

From 2019
Freer Study Collection, gift of Gregory Kinsey, Lynn Haven, FL [3]

Notes:

[1] See purchase receipt, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management.

Previous Owner(s)

Gregory Kinsey
Masudaya

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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