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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under transparent yellow glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 13.6 × 14.6 cm (5 3/8 × 5 3/4 in)
Style:
Jieshou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jieshou kilns, Jieshou, Anhui province, China
Date:
second half of 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Jar: ovoidal, with flat shoulder and flat everted lip.
Clay: hard, gray. reddish-brown on surface.
Glaze: clear glaze over yellowish slip which has flaked off in some areas.
Decoration: Incised throught slip to body; 4 panels of floral motifs.
Provenance:
To 1901
Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1901 [1]
From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Japanese Trading Company in 1901 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 968, 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
Exhibition History:
Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (November 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008)
Previous custodian or owner:
Japanese Trading Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Jieshou 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:
F1901.85
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/ye37f4fc940-019c-4862-bdfb-ab8544921deb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1901.85