Tea ceremony water jar, Chosen Karatsu type, with black lacquer lid

citation

Maker(s)
Artist: Nakazato Shigetoshi (1930 - 2015)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1966
Medium
Stoneware with iron and rice-straw-ash glazes; lacquered wooden lid
Style
Karatsu ware, Chosen Karatsu type
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 17.7 x 17.9 cm (6 15/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Karatsu
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-2235a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Japan, Karatsu ware, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, tea, water
Provenance

To 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington, D.C. [1]

From 1982 to 1986
Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington, D.C., ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope. [2]

From 1986
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington D.C. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office. See also object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982

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

Copyright with artist