Tea ceremony water jar

Historical period(s)
Meiji era, late 19th-early 20th century
Porcelain with enamels over clear, colorless glaze; lacquer lid
Arita ware
H x Diam (with lid): 19.1 x 16.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Japan, Saga prefecture, Arita
Credit Line
Gift of the Antique Porcelain Society of Washington, D.C.
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi)

Arita ware, Imari type, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), porcelain, river, tea, water

To 1984
Mrs. Samuel S. Jack, La Jolla, California. [1]

From 1984
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Samuel S. Jack, La Jolla, California. [2]


[1] See object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Samuel S. Jack

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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