Taizan ware sake bottle for domestic Shinto shrine

Maker(s)
Artist: Taizan Yohei
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1800-1868
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt and iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimensions
H x W: 11.6 x 8.1 cm (4 9/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto, Awataguchi
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.129
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Sake bottle for shrine (miki tokkuri)

Keywords
cobalt pigment, Edo period (1615 - 1868), iron pigment, Japan, Kyoto ware, sake, Shinto, stoneware, wine
Provenance

To 1898
A.D. Vorce and Co., Hartford, CT, to 1898 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from A.D. Vorce and Co. in 1898 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 254, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

A.D. Vorce and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum