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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under misfired copper-red glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 9.6 × 19.9 cm (3 3/4 × 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Peter Johannes Bahr (C.L. Freer source)
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance:
To 1909
Peter Johannes Bahr (died circa 1928), Shanghai, China, or Abel William Bahr (1877-1959), Shanghai, China. [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Peter Johannes Bahr or Abel William Bahr, in Shanghai, in 1909. [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920. [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2013, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Peter J. Bahr (died circa 1928) and Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) were brothers born in Shanghai. Peter J. Bahr remained in Shanghai. Abel William Bahr left Shanghai in 1910, and lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
[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.
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.298
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.298