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Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
H x Diam: 30.9 × 26.3 cm (12 3/16 × 10 3/8 in)
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Bottle, large globular; depressed base.
Clay: dense, white, soft.
Glaze: white slip covering entire body and base, under clear glaze, minutely crackled, discolored, and scratched.
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto 
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 
From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in November 1900 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
 See Original Pottery List, L. 757, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
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Previous custodian or owner:
Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900)
Bunkio Matsuki 松木文恭 (1867-1940) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
The Story of the Beautiful
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