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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze; black lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 17.2 × 19.9 cm (6 3/4 × 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Guangdong or Fujian province, China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Description:
Bottle with broad flat shoulder and short neck. Black lacquer restorations.
Clay: hard, grayish.
Glaze: lustrous yellow-brown, clouded with dark greenish-brown. Slight bronze iridescence.
Provenance:
To 1902
Shozo Kato, London, to 1902 [1]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shozo Kato in 1902 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1164, 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:
Shozo Kato (1851-1930) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.183
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/ye3ea17f760-490e-4a13-8c19-4eb1a6de1618
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1902.183