Shidoro ware sake cup with indented sides

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Sake cup with indented sides
Clay: sandy, reddish-brown
Glaze: thin iron wash, splashed with brilliant brown and yellow glaze
Seal: Shidoro [Jpn], in rectangular frame, centered inside footrim

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 1800-1880
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Shidoro ware
Dimensions
H x W: 4.1 x 6.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Shizuoka prefecture, Yokooka village
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.42
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Sake cup (choko)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), sake, Shidoro ware, stoneware
Provenance

To 1905
Thomas E. Waggaman (1839-1906), Washington, D.C., to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Waggaman Collection, American Art Association, New York, NY, January 25-February 3, 1905, no. 2025 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1355, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remark 6, Louise Cort, June 17, 2008, in the object record.

[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
American Art Association (C.L. Freer source) established 1883
Thomas E. Waggaman 1839 - 1906

Description

Sake cup with indented sides
Clay: sandy, reddish-brown
Glaze: thin iron wash, splashed with brilliant brown and yellow glaze
Seal: Shidoro [Jpn], in rectangular frame, centered inside footrim

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

Copyright with museum