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Figure of elderly person in tattered kimono leaning on staff, possibly Sotoba Komachi

Figure of elderly person in tattered kimono leaning on staff, possibly Sotoba Komachi
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Date
1850-1880
Period
Edo period or Meiji era
Type
Ceramic
Sculpture
Medium
Stoneware with iron decoration under clear glaze; areas of iron wash
Dimensions
H x W x D: 18.5 x 13.5 x 11.4 cm (7 5/16 x 5 5/16 x 4 1/2 in)
Style
Probably Karatsu ware
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1902.181
Previous custodian or owner
James Lord Bowes (1834-1899)
James Tregaskis (1850-1926) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1899
James Lord Bowes (1834-1899), England, to 1899 [1]
Sale of the James Lord Bowes Collection, Liverpool, England, May 6, 1901 [2]
To 1902
James Tregaskis, London, to 1902 [3]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from James Tregaskis in 1902 [4]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [5]
Notes:
[1] The collection of James Lord Bowes (1834-1899) was auctioned in Liverpool on May 6, 1901, and the catalogue is in the Freer Library [SI 3026] (see Curatorial Remark 5, Louise A. Cort, 1986, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
[3] See Original Pottery List, L. 1162, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[4] See note 2.
[5] 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
Saga prefecture, Japan