Fragment of jar wall with drip of natural ash glaze

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Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, ca. 1590-1600
Medium
Stoneware with natural wood-ash glaze
Style
Shigaraki ware
Dimensions
W: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki, Chokushi No. 7 kiln site (called variously Okamadani, Yamakado, Ashidani, or Sawade)
Credit Line
Gift of Louise A. Cort
Accession Number
FSC-P-3407
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Jar (fragment)

Keywords
Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), Shigaraki ware, stoneware
Provenance

From at least 1977 to 1985
Louise Allison Cort, Washington, D.C., collected in Chokushi No. 7 kiln site, Shigaraki, Japan. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louise Allison Cort, Washington, D.C. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office. According to information from the card, the fragment was collected in 1972 or 1977.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Louise Allison Cort

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

Copyright with museum