Tea ceremony water jar, Takatori or Karatsu ware

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Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, 1598-1610
Medium
Stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze; lacquered wooden lid
Style
Takatori or Agano ware
Dimensions
H x W: 15.2 x 17.1 cm (6 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Fukuoka prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1899.62a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Japan, Karatsu ware, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), stoneware, Takatori ware, tea, water
Provenance

To 1899
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1899 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 170, 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum