Netsuke: the Rishi Tekkai

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Maker(s)
Artist: Shuzan
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
Wood with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9.9 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm (3 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.410
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Lacquer
Type

Netsuke

Keywords
carving, Daoism, Daoist Immortals, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Rishi
Provenance

To 1904
Yamanaka & Company, London, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Wood-carving List, R. 5303, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession List, Collections Management office.

[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)

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 29, p. 59.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum