Karatsu ware tea ceremony water jar, Takeo Karatsu type

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Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1630-1650
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under copper-green glaze, ash glaze
Style
Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type
Dimensions
H x W: 22.5 x 18.7 cm (8 7/8 x 7 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Saga prefecture, Takeo, Takeo Karatsu kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Karatsu ware, Takeo Karatsu type, stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1906
Spier Collection, London, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), puchased from Spier Collection, London, in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 9, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Julius Spier (C.L. Freer source) 1848 - 1923

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

Copyright with museum