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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with copper-green glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.5 × 10.1 cm (3 3/8 × 4 in)
Style:
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
Date:
19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Commercial ginger jar. Seal stamped on base.
Clay: soft, coarse, buff.
Glaze: glassy green, on body. Clear glaze on shoulder and neck, part of interior.
Mark: impressed on base: Yung-ch'i-ch'ang tsao [Chn]
Marks:
Seal stamped on base. Impressed on base: Yung-ch'i-ch'ang tsao [Chn]
Provenance:
To 1901
R. Wagner, Berlin, to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from R. Wagner in 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 910, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
R. Wagner (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Shiwan ware  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1901.45
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36022b07c-c625-4418-967a-4b612aade680
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1901.45