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Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze; copper rim
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 x 11.5 cm (2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in)
Style:
Jian ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jian kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty
Description:
Tea bowl: deep, ovoidal; with copper rim.
Clay: hard, dense, dark-gray.
Glaze: rich blue-black, streaked with reddish-brown.
Provenance:
To 1911
Y. Fujita and Company, Kyoto, to 1911 [1]
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1911 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2146, 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:
Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Jian ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
tea  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.360
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3791c9906-bb8f-4e21-8051-cb13d4fdfe34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.360