H. R. Yamamato, to 1905 
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. R. Yamamoto in 1905 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1421, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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
H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Buff clay. Basket-weave pattern incised in three equidistant places around everted rim, alternating with sketchily incised lines splashed with iron and copper sulfate pigments; incised design of plum blossom and branches in botttom traced with copper and iron. Light yellow ash glaze, opaque and granular, covering base except for circualar scar from clay firing ring inside foot rim.
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 22, pp. 24, 92.
- Louise Allison Cort. Japanese Tea Culture: Art, History, and Practice. London and New York. fig. 3.12.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum