Karatsu ware hair-oil bottle

Historical period(s)
Momoyama or Edo period, 1610-1640
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type
Dimensions
H x W: 10.2 x 12.4 cm (4 x 4 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Ureshino, Okusano kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615)
Provenance

To 1914
William Baumgarten and Company, New York to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from William Baumgarten and Company in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2386, 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)

William Baumgarten and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum