Asahi ware tea bowl in Gohon style

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Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with feldspathic glaze
Style
Asahi ware
Dimensions
H x W: 8.4 x 12.9 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Uji
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1900.89
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl (gohon chawan)

Keywords
Asahi ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, stoneware, tea
Provenance

Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]

To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1900 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 803, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] 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
Ikeda Seisuke 1839 - 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

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

Copyright with museum