Ewer with design of floral scrolls

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Maker(s)
Artist: Imitation of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743) Kyoto workshop
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Buff clay with enamels over transparent glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 21.4 x 15.6 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.405a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Ewer (mizutsugi)

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

1911
Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2192, 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
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Richard L. Wilson. The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Ceramics. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 33, p. 108.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum