Tea ceremony water jar with design of pine and plum trees

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Maker(s)
Artist: False signature of Hon'ami Koho (1601 - 1682)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under lead glaze and natural wood-ash glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 18 x 19.4 cm (7 1/16 x 7 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1901.3a-b
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (tomobuta mizusashi)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), pine tree, plum blossom, stoneware, tea, water, white slip, wood-ash glaze
Provenance

To 1901
Kano Oshima, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kano Oshima in 1901 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 851, 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
Kano Oshima (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum