Small bottle with underglaze copper-red decoration (waster, areas of fill)

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century
Medium
Porcelain with copper-red decoration under clear glaze
Style
Arita ware
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita, Hiroseyama kiln site
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-2242
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Arita ware, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hiroseyama kiln site, Japan, porcelain
Provenance

To 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington, D.C, gift from the Hirose workshop. [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] According to the object record, John A. Pope received the bottle as a gift from the Hirose workshop. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office.

[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
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum