Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto 1911 
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto in 1911 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2179, 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
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Because red is an auspicious color in East Asia, Red Raku ware was favored for use in serving tea on festive occasions. The deep shape of this bowl, as well as its color, would convey a feeling of warmth, so it was suited to cold-weather use.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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