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Stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze
H x W: 19.5 x 15.4 cm (7 11/16 x 6 1/16 in)
Fujian province or Guangdong province, China
Jar: ovoidal, expanding from round foot; heavy rim. Two scars on shoulder.
Clay: hard, grayish, heavily molded; dark brown where exposed.
Glaze: black speckled with yellow, and splashed with cream-white and dull-blue.
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1910 
From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1910 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2012, 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
The Peacock Room (May 2, 1923 to February 21, 2011)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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