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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with oxidized celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.3 × 14.1 cm (3 1/4 × 5 9/16 in)
Style:
Huiyang ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Huiyang kiln, Guangdong province, China
Date:
15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Description:
Tea-bowl, tall, fluted; heavy foot. Gold lacquer repair.
Clay: dense, grayish-white.
Glaze: deep orange-yellow, oxidized, finely crackled, with faint green overflow.
Decoration: on outside, carved in appearance of chrysanthemum petals.
Provenance:
To 1897
Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1]
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 24-26, 1898, no. 31 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 310, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1. See also, Curatorial Remark 11, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.
[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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan (March 8 to September 14, 2014)
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles A. Dana (1819-1897)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Guangdong ware  Search this
Longquan ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
tea  Search this
green glaze  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3aeddfeef-2476-414f-84d3-20cec0469a1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1898.41