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Stem-bowl with molded decoration
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Stoneware with celadon glaze
H x W: 5.3 x 9.4 cm (2 1/16 x 3 11/16 in)
12th-mid 13th century
Stem-cup; bowl-shaped on small hollow splayed foot.
Clay: buff-gray stoneware.
Glaze: celadon type, gray of creamy olive tone, stops short of lower part of foot. Surface deposits on outside, with possible scarring of glaze underneath.
Decoration: inside, dragon in clouds molded in low relief under the glaze; outside, fluted in plain band defining slightly everted lip.
Unidentified dealer, Beijing, to 1909 
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified dealer in Beijing in 1909 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2020, 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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