Vessel with frog at rim, Seto ware

  • -thumbnail 1
  • -thumbnail 2
  • -thumbnail 3
Former owner
Japanese Trading Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1898
Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1898 [1]
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Japanese Trading Company in 1898 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 739, 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
Seto ware
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
frog
tea
Japan
stoneware
Japanese Art
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Artist
Kato Shun'u (d. 1827)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Medium
Stoneware with copper-green glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.8 x 6.1 x 6.1 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in)
Style
Seto ware
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Seto, Aichi prefecture, Japan
1770-1827
Period
Edo period
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Accession Number
F1898.446a-b