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Yixing ware vase
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Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
H x Diam: 14.6 × 7 cm (5 3/4 × 2 3/4 in)
Yixing, Jiangsu province, China
Vase, octagonal, with long neck and low foot.
Clay: hard, dense.
Glaze: gray, tinged with yellow; metallic dark brown showing through on edges. Imitation Chun glaze.
Unidentified owner, China, to 1907 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in China from an unidentified owner in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1516, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
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Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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