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Medium:
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 25.5 × 18.2 cm (10 1/16 × 7 3/16 in)
Style:
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
Date:
mid 17th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Jar: ovoid, with small cylindrical neck; depressed base, with wooden stand (b)
Clay: dense, buff-colored, stoneware.
Glaze: light-blue with white overflow; crackled.
Provenance:
To 1907
Unidentified owner, China, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in China from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1495, 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:
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
Jun-style ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.43
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye387048a41-92ff-4566-b25b-b2cb2a3ec28f
EDAN-URL:
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