Tea bowl with design of autumn grasses

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Former owner
Takayanagi Tozo 高柳陶造 (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1893
Tozo Takayanagi, New York to 1893 [1]
From 1893 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tozo Takayanagi in 1893 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 300, 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.
Topic
flower
autumn
Mimpei ware
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
tea
grass
Japan
stoneware
Japanese Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Artist
Kashu Mimpei (1796-1871)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Stoneware with enamels over clear colorless glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 7.6 x 12.4 cm (3 x 4 7/8 in)
Style
Mimpei ware
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Awaji island, Hyogo prefecture, Japan
mid 19th century
Period
Edo period
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Accession Number
F1893.9