Tea bowl, mishima type

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Edo period or Joseon period, 1620-1650
Japan or Korea, Saga prefecture or Gyeongsangnam-do province
Stoneware with white inlay under transparent glaze
6.6 x 13.7 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1897.47

Provenance

To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 706, 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.