Tea-leaf storage jar, named Chigusa

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Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, mid 13th-mid 14th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (vessel): 41.6 x 36.6 cm (16 3/8 x 14 7/16 in) Diam (vessel mouth): 12.9 cm (5 1/16 in) Diam (vessel foot): 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in)
Geography
China, Guangdong province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F2016.20.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea-leaf storage jar (chatsubo)

Keywords
brown and black glaze, China, Japan, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), stoneware, tea, tea ceremony, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Christie's (New York)

Published References
  • Imai Sokyu. Imai sokyu chanoyu kakinuki (A Record of Tea Gathering of Imai Sokyu)., Tensho 3 (1575), 1st month, 27th day. .
  • Matsuya Hisayoshi. Hisayoshi chakaiki (Record of Tea Gatherings of Hisayoshi)., Tensho 14 (1586), fourth month, 25th day. .
  • Kamiya Sotan. Sotan nikki (Diary of Tea Gatherings of Sotan)., Tensho 15 (1587), 1st month, 6th day. .
  • Yamanoue Soji. Yamanoue no Soji ki (Notes of Yamanoue Soji). .
  • Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. Joken'in dono onjikki (Public Record of Joken'in)., 6th month, 1st day. .
  • Zuihitsu bungaku senshu (Collected Miscellanies and Literary Writings). 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 11: p. 32.
  • Kansei choshu shokefu (Public Record of Families in the Kansei Era [1789-1801]). vol. 469, . .
  • Fujita Danshakuke Zohin Nyusatsu Mokuroku (Auction Catalogue of the Collection of Baron Fujita). Osaka. pl. 166.
  • Ryuei ondogu yosecho (Catalogue of Tea Utensils in the Collection of the Tokugawa shogunate). .
  • Hotei Ryuei gomotsushu (Revised Version of the List of the Collection of Tokugawa shogunate). p. 48.
  • Tadachika Kuwata. Sotan nikki (Diary of Tea Gatherings of Sotan): kamiya sotan no cha seikatsu (Kamiya Sotan's Tea Life). Kyoto. p. 28.
  • Tadachika Kuwata Koshiro Haga. Sado Koten Zenshu (Collection of Classical References about Tea Practice). 12 vols., Kyoto. pp. 60, 167.
  • Kokushi Taikei #43 (Collection of National Historical Documents): Tokugawa jikki dairoppen (Public Record of the Tokugawa Shogunate), vol. 6. Tokyo. p. 621.
  • Sen no Rikyu no shokan (Letters of Sen no Rikyu). Tokyo. cat. 109, pp. 261-262.
  • Sado kobijutsu zocho shisei jokan (Collection of Antique Art for Tea Practice from Famous Collections). Tokyo. p. 75.
  • Yoshinobu Tokugawa. Chatsubo (Tea Jars). 2 vols., Kyoto. pp. 144, 240-41.
  • Kyoto Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan. Sen no Rikyu ten (Sen no Rikyu): Tokubetsu tenrankai 400-nenki (The 400th Memorial: Special Exhibition). Exh. cat. Kyoto, March 27 - May 6, 1990. pl. 77.
  • Tatsusaburo Hayashiya. Kadokawa chado daijiten fukyuban (Kadokawa Encyclopedia of Tea Practice). 2 vols., , popular edition. Tokyo, 1990 and 2002. p. 861.
  • Yamanoue no Soji kenkyu 1 (Study of Yamanoue Soji's Notes). Tokyo. pp. 65, 71, 106, pl. 3.
  • Gotoh Museum of Art, Tokyo. Yamanoue no Soji Ki : Tensho juyonnen no me (Yamanoue Soji's Notes : On the Proper Use of Fine Tea Utensils): Catalog of the 35th Anniversary Exhibition of the Goto Bijutsukan. Exh. cat. Tokyo, October 28 - November 26, 1995. p. 17, pl. 5, 5-2.
  • Yamanoue no Soji Ki: tsuketari Chawa shigetsushu. Iwanami bunko, 33-051-1 Tokyo. p. 27.
  • Christine M. Guth. Art, Tea, and Industry: Masuda Takashi and the Mitsui Circle. Princeton. .
  • , no. 34, 2013. .
  • Kanai Miki. Mi ni ikubeki, kaigai ni watatta Nihon bijutsu best 5 (Best must go-to-see Japanese art that went overseas). No. 1005 66, June 2014. .
  • p. 121, fig. 51.
  • pp. 16, 24, 41, 159, 160, 162, 175, figs. 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 15.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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