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Cylindrical tea bowl with inscription, unknown Raku ware workshop

Cylindrical tea bowl with inscription, unknown Raku ware workshop
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Artist
Formerly attributed tentatively to Hon'ami Koetsu 本阿弥光悦 (1558-1637)
Date
19th century
Period
Edo period
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Medium
Earthenware with iron pigment and red slip under lead glaze (Red Raku-type glaze)
Dimensions
H x W: 9.9 x 8 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in)
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1897.73
Previous custodian or owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, to 1897 [1]
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 517, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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
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Origin
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Usage
Not determined