Yamanaka & Company, Kyoto, to 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2169, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Gray clay, dark brown on surface. Clear glaze, crackled, appearing brown over heavily reduced body; rim dipped into rice-straw ash glaze tinted with copper (reduced to red), which runs down in uneven trails. Red lacquer repairs to worn areas on rim. Black lacquer lid.
- Published References
- Louise Allison Cort. Seto and Mino Ceramics. Washington and Honolulu, 1992. cat. 66, p. 142.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum