Vase in the form of a gourd

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century or later
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 21.2 x 13.8 cm (8 3/8 x 5 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.143
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
casting, Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, Japan
Provenance

Possibly Temple Dai-toku-ji [1]

To 1911
Yamanaka & Company, Kyoto, to 1911 [2]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1911 [3]

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

Notes:

[1] "Said to have been presented by Koyetsu to the temple Dai-toku-ji" (according to Folder Sheet, see Curatorial Remark 3 , C.L. Freer, in the object record). See also, Curatorial Remark 5, L.A. Cort, December 14, 1993, in the object record.

[2] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 298, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum