Incense burner with design of flowers and vine scrolls

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Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) Seto-affiliated workshop, Kenzan style
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 1800-1899
Medium
Buff clay with cobalt pigment under transparent glaze, enamels over glaze
Style
Seto-related ware
Dimensions
H x W: 8.7 x 10.2 cm (3 7/16 x 4 in)
Geography
Japan, Aichi prefecture, Seto or associated workshop
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.404
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Incense burner (koro)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), flower, incense, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance

To 1911
Sato, Nagasaki, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Sato in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2191, 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
Sato (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 36, p. 111.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum