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Incense box in the form of seated Hotei

Incense box in the form of seated Hotei
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Date
18th-19th century
Period
Edo period
Type
Ceramic
Container
Medium
Stoneware with clear glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.9 x 7.6 cm (2 5/16 x 3 in)
Style
Asagiri ware
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1901.82a-b
Previous custodian or owner
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1901
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 961, 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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Origin
Akashi, Hyogo prefecture, Japan