Tea bowl with design of cherry blossoms
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- Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)
- Low cylindrical tea bowl. Gold lacquer repairs around entire rim.
- Clay: hard, dense earthenware.
- Glaze: lead glaze, scratched and pock-marked on outside, mostly lost on inside. Decoration: In brown, white, red, green and blue under glaze. Blossoming cherry trees and blue clouds.
- Previous custodian or owner
- Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
- Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- To 1906
- Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1906 
- From 1906 to 1919
- Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1906 
- From 1920
- Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
-  See Original Pottery List, L. 1487, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
-  See note 1.
-  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.
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Early to mid-19th century
- Edo period
- Accession Number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- Buff clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze
- H x Diam: 8.3 × 11.3 cm (3 1/4 × 4 7/16 in)
- Tokyo, Japan
- Related Online Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
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- Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
- Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
- cherry tree
- Edo period (1615 - 1868)
- cherry blossom
- Japanese Art
- Record ID
- Metadata Usage (text)
- Not determined
- GUID (Link to Original Record)
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