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Figure of Shoki the Demon Queller, Bizen ware

Figure of Shoki the Demon Queller, Bizen ware
Usage Conditions Apply
Date
19th century
Period
Edo period or Meiji era
Type
Ceramic
Sculpture
Medium
Unglazed stoneware with sprinkles of wood ash
Dimensions
H x W: 32.3 x 24.8 cm (12 11/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Style
Bizen ware, Imbe type
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1900.55
Previous custodian or owner
Zerego (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1900
Zerego, Genoa, to 1900 [1]
From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Zerego in 1900 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 822, 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
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Origin
Imbe, Okayama prefecture, Japan