Commemorative Sake Cup and Saucer, one of a pair

Artist: Kanzan Denshichi 幹山伝七 (1821-1890)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1912
Glazed pottery with overglaze enamels
H x W: 1.5 x 8.3 cm (9/16 x 3 1/4 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Andrew and Jane Saylor
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Sake cup

Japan, sake, Taisho era (1912 - 1926), wine

To 1992
Andy and Jane Saylor, Richmond, Virginia, purchased at an estate sale. [1]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Andy and Jane Saylor, Richmond, Virginia. [2]


[1] According to object record notes, the donor acquired the sake cup and saucer at an estate sale. See also Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Jane Saylor
Andy Saylor

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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