Box with lid for Hagi ware tea set (FSC-P-4123.1-.8)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Saka Koraizaemon X (1890 - 1958)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1943
Medium
Cedar
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 12.5 x 21 x 15.4 cm (4 15/16 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Andy and Jane Saylor
Accession Number
FSC-P-4123.1c-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container
Type

Box

Keywords
Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), tea
Provenance

To ?
Unknown military officer stationed in Japan. [1]

To 1993
Andy and Jane Saylor, purchased at a sale of the collection of an unknown military officer stationed in Japan during the Occupation. [2]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Andy and Jane Saylor. [3]

Notes:

[1] Made around 1943. Andy Saylor purchased the object at a sale of the collection of a military officer who was in Japan during the Occupation. See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office, and Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Andy Saylor
Mrs. Jane Saylor

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

Copyright with artist