Brewing Tea in the Mountain

Artist: Aoki Mokubei 青木木米 (1767-1863)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 18th-mid 19th century
Hanging scroll; ink and paper
H x W (image): 71.7 × 30.7 cm (28 1/4 × 12 1/16 in)
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

Edo period (1615 - 1868), hanging scroll, Japan, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection

To 2005
Yamazoe Tenkodo, Kyoto [1]

From 2005 to 2018
Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, WA, purchased from Yamazoe Tenkodo on March 1, 2005 [2]

From 2018
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, Seattle, Washington [3]


[1] Per information provided by the Cowles. See Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection 2018 Gift List for Freer/Sackler, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Yamazoe Tenkōdō
Mary Cowles
Cheney Cowles

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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