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Vase in style of Oribe ware

Vase in style of Oribe ware
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Edo period or Meiji era
Stoneware with iron pigment and white slip under colorless and copper-green glazes
H x W x D: 19 x 3 x 3 cm (7 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in)
Banko ware
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
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Accession Number
Previous custodian or owner
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900)
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Probably Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]
To 1900
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]
From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1900 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
[1] Curatorial Remarks, Louise A. Cort, 1986: "Since many objects on the list to either side of this piece were acquired from the Ikeda collection through Matsuki, it is highly likely that this piece also came from that source."
[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 755, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] 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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Kuwana, Mie prefecture, Japan