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Cizhou ware whistle in the form of a demon head

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and two shades of iron pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Style:
Cizhou ware
Type:
Ceramic
Musical Instrument
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Cizhou ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
demon  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.312
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Ornament in the form of a dog

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.1 x 6 x 1.8 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1912
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
dog  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.175
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Pavilion on the spring river

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Xiao Zhao (early to mid-12th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 21.8 x 25.5 cm (8 9/16 x 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-19th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.571f
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Tomb dish

Medium:
Earthenware with white slip under copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.6 x 10.5 cm (1 7/16 x 4 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.227
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Tube (cong)

Medium:
Jade (serpentine)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 × 5.7 × 5.5 cm (1 9/16 × 2 1/4 × 2 3/16 in)
Diam: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1600-1050 BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
serpentine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.42
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Fishing Alone in a Mountain Stream

Artist:
Follower of Li Tang 李唐 (ca. 1050s-after 1130)  Search this
Traditionally attributed to Fan Kuan (傳)范寬 (ca. 960-ca. 1030)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 32.4 x 85.9 cm (12 3/4 x 33 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
fishing  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.199
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Incense burner

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.4 x 11 cm (3 5/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Style:
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
Date:
17th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Shiwan ware  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Jun-style ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.272
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Ritual vessel (lei) with dragons

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 35 x 42.3 cm (13 3/4 x 16 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 8th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.33
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Bulb bowl

Medium:
Porcelain with Jun-style glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.9 x 27.3 cm (4 11/16 x 10 3/4 in)
Style:
Jun style ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Jun-style ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.45
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Guangdong ware brush washer in style of Jun ware

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.2 x 18 cm (2 1/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Style:
Guangdong ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Guangdong province, China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Guangdong ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Jun-style ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.56
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Jun ware incense burner

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 10.4 x 10.4 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in)
Style:
Jun ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
1279-1368
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Jun ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
incense  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.73
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Flowerpot stand with impressed character liu (six)

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 22.3 cm (2 11/16 x 8 3/4 in)
Style:
Jun ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Juntai, Henan province, China
Date:
probably early 15th century, possibly second half of the 14th century
Period:
Probably Ming dynasty, or possibly Yuan dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jun ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.99
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Bulb bowl

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
Topic:
plant  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.298
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Kenzan-style serving bowl with design of lion-dog and peony

Artist:
Style of Ogata Kenzan (1663-1743)  Search this
Kyoto workshop, Kenzan style  Search this
Medium:
Brown-gray clay with white slip and iron pigment under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 x 22.8 x 22.8 cm (4 5/16 x 9 x 9 in)
Style:
Kyoto ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
early to mid-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
peony  Search this
Kyoto ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.445a-b
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Satsuma ware jar

Medium:
Porcelain with clear, colorless glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.7 x 44.4 cm (23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Satsuma ware, White Satsuma type  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.59a-b
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Kyoto ware jar with design of phoenixes and paulownia crests

Medium:
Stoneware with enamels over clear glaze; gold lacquer repair; lacquered wooden lid
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.9 x 18.1 cm (8 5/8 x 7 1/8 in)
Style:
Kyoto ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Date:
late 17th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
bird  Search this
plant  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Kyoto ware  Search this
Old Kiyomizu ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
tea  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.61a-b
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Oval serving bowl in shape of rice bale

Medium:
Stoneware with wood-ash and rice-straw-ash glazes
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.8 x 21.8 x 21.8 cm (3 7/8 x 8 9/16 x 8 9/16 in)
Style:
Unknown ware, Ofuke style
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1800-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Mino ware  Search this
Ofuke ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1899.76
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Satsuma ware vase with design of peonies

Medium:
Stoneware with cobalt decoration under translucent glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 31.6 x 28.8 cm (12 7/16 x 11 5/16 in)
Style:
Satsuma ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Date:
1700-1820
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Satsuma ware  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.66
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Miniature jar

Medium:
Stoneware with iron decoration under rice-straw-ash glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.3 x 4.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 3/4 in)
Style:
Kansai-related ware or Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Kyushu or Guangdong province, Japan or China
Date:
1650-1800
Period:
Edo period or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Japan  Search this
China  Search this
Shiwan ware  Search this
stoneware  Search this
rice-straw-ash glaze  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Kyushu-related ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.99
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Dehua ware image of seated Buddha

Medium:
Glazed clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/16 in)
Style:
Dehua ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Dehua kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th-mid 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Dehua ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
China  Search this
dhyana mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.111
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