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Square incense box with sculpted figure of crane, unknown Raku ware workshop

Square incense box with sculpted figure of crane, unknown Raku ware workshop
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Artist
False signature of Hon'ami Koetsu 本阿弥光悦 (1558-1637)
Date
19th century
Period
Edo period or Meiji era
Type
Ceramic
Container
Medium
Earthenware with iron pigment under misfired Red Raku glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.2 x 8.7 cm (2 1/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Style
Raku ware, unknown workshop
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1905.218a-b
Previous custodian or owner
H. R. Yamamoto (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1905
H. R. Yamamato, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from H. R. Yamamoto in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1420, 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
Kyoto or Tokyo, Japan