Fragment of rim of tea ceremony water jar

Historical period(s)
Momoyama period, ca. 1590-1600
Shigaraki ware
W: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in)
Japan, Shiga prefecture, Shigaraki, Chokushi No. 7 kiln site (called variously Okamadani, Yamakado, Ashidani, or Sawade)
Credit Line
Gift of Louise A. Cort
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Tea ceremony water jar (mizusashi) (fragment)

Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), Shigaraki ware, stoneware

From at least 1977 to 1985
Louise Allison Cort, Washington, DC, collected in Chokushi No. 7 kiln site, Shigaraki, Japan. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louise Allison Cort, Washington, DC [2]


[1] See Study Collection catalogue card, Collections Management Office. According to information from the card, the fragment was collected in 1972 or 1977.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Louise Allison Cort

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