Bird-shaped saké bottle and cup

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Maker(s)
Artist: Nakazato Takashi (born 1937)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1969
Medium
Unglazed Tanegashima stoneware
Style
Tanegashima ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (a-bottle): 8.2 x 9.2 x 16.9 cm (3 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 6 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Tanegashima
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-2236a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Sake bottle (tokkuri)

Keywords
Japan, sake, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, Tanegashima ware
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 Curatorial Remark 3 in the 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