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Tea bowl with false Raku seal, unknown Raku ware workshop

Date
19th century
Period
Edo period or Meiji era
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Medium
Earthenware with copper-green lead glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8 x 15.5 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/8 in)
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Accession Number
F1897.1
Previous custodian or owner
Rufus E. Moore (1840 - 1918) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1897
Rufus E. Moore (1840 - 1918), New York to 1897 [1]
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1897 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 386, 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.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Kyoto, Japan