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Six-sided ember pot with design of Tama River of Musashino

Six-sided ember pot with design of Tama River of Musashino
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Artist
Miyazaki Tominosuke (Edo Kenzan III) (fl. 1770s-1830s)
Date
early 19th century
Period
Edo period
Type
Ceramic
Vessel
Medium
Red clay with white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 8.7 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1902.82
Previous custodian or owner
Samuel Colman (1832-1920)
American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1902
Samuel Colman (1832-1920), New York, NY, and Newport, RI, to 1902 [1]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Samuel Colman Collection, American Art Association, New York, March 19-22, 1902 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1150, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Samuel Colman was collecting Asian objects by at least 1880 (see Curatorial Remark 10, Louise Cort, April 20, 2007, in the object record).
[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
Edo, Japan