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Seated Kannon and dragon

Type
Figure
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, second half 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with enamels over clear, colorless glaze
Style
Satsuma ware, Nishiki type
Dimension(s)
H x W: 46.1 x 32.1 cm (18 1/8 x 12 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Kagoshima prefecture
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1901.16
Description
Clay: hard, gray
Glaze: cream-white, crackled.
Decoration: in gold, turquoise-green and light red, over glaze.

To 1901
Charles C. Coleman (1840-1928), Capri, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Charles C. Coleman in 1901 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 784, 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.

Former owner
Charles C. Coleman (C.L. Freer source) (1840 - 1928)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Keyword(s)
bodhisattva, Buddhism, cintamani, dragon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Kannon, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), prayer beads, Satsuma ware, Nishiki type, stoneware
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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