American, 20th century, Early Pewabic
Clay: dense.
Glaze: mingled orange and yellow.

13.4 cm x 9.7 cm
(5-5/16″ x 3-13/16″)

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Historical period(s)
ca. 1917
Glazed clay
Pewabic ware
H x Diam (overall): 13.3 x 9.8 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in)
United States, Michigan, Detroit
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Pewabic ware, United States

To 1917
Mary Chase Perry Stratton (1867-1961), Detroit, to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1918
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Mary Chase Perry Stratton in August 1917 [2]

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


[1] Object file.

[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.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Mary Chase Perry Stratton (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1961


American, 20th century, Early Pewabic
Clay: dense.
Glaze: mingled orange and yellow.

13.4 cm x 9.7 cm
(5-5/16" x 3-13/16")

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 36, fig. 2.8.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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