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Tea bowl with design of Daruma and inscription

Type
Tea bowl
Maker(s)
Artist: False signature of Okuda Eisen (1753-1811)
Historical period(s)
Edo period or Meiji era, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron and cobalt decoration under clear glaze
Style
Kyoto ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 9.7 x 10.5 cm (3 13/16 x 4 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1901.163

To 1901
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in Boston in 1901 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1067, 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
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (C.L. Freer source) (1867-1940)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Buddhism, Daruma, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Kyoto ware, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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