Kyoto or Seto ware vase in mimikuchi form

image for Kyoto or Seto ware vase in mimikuchi form
Former owner
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1897
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1897 [1]
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1897 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, 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.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
19th century
Period
Edo period or Meiji era
Accession Number
F1897.32
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
Kyoto ware
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Japan
stoneware
brown and black glaze
Japanese Art
Origin
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze; glass-powder repair on base
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 33.2 x 37.2 x 19.7 cm (13 1/16 x 14 5/8 x 7 3/4 in)
Style
Kyoto or Kyoto-related ware
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Ceramic
Vessel