Ginger jar with domed cover, with design of blossoming prunus

citation

Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Miyagawa Kozan (1842-1916)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, ca. 1893-1899
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.5 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Bequest of Isabel S. Kurtz
Accession Number
F1991.19a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
cobalt pigment, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), porcelain, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Charles M. Kurtz (1855-1909). [1]

To 1991
Isabel S. Kurtz (1901-1991). [2]

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, bequest of Isabel S. Kurtz (1901-1991). [3]

Notes:

[1] Ms. Isabel Kurtz bequeathed the group of Asian ceramics, F1991.19-.44, to the Freer Gallery of Art. These objects had been collected by her father, Charles M. Kurtz, who was a friend of Charles Freer. Also see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Isabel S. Kurtz 1901 - 1991
Charles M. Kurtz 1855 - 1909

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

Copyright with museum