Utsutsugawa ware individual serving cup

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1690-1750
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Utsutsugawa ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.7 x 11.4 cm (2 1/4 x 4 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan, Nagasaki prefecture, Isahaya
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.327
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Individual serving bowl (mukozuke)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, stoneware, Utsutsugawa ware
Provenance

To 1911
Kai Feng-fu, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at Kai Feng-fu in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2097, 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
Kai Feng-fu (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 184.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Korean Influences in Japanese Ceramics. vol. 15, no. 5 Hong Kong, May 1984. p. 22.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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