Kenzan-style Black Raku tea bowl with design of pines

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Maker(s)
Artist: Imitation of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) Kyoto workshop
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Clay; black lead glaze, enamel over glaze
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.1 x 12 x 12 cm (3 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.103
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, pine tree, Raku ware, tea
Provenance

To 1900
Kano Oshima, to 1900 [1]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kano Oshima in 1900 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 834, 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)

Kano Oshima (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. p. 165, fig. 75.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum