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Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze splashed with wood-ash solution
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.9 x 11.2 cm (1 15/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Style:
Jizhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jizhou kilns, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1279-1368
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Description:
Tea-bowl; low, on roughly modelled foot.
Clay: dense, hard, buff.
Glaze: rich black mottled with grayish cream, over an ochre-yellow.
Provenance:
To 1913
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1913 [1]
From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1913 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2376, Freer Galley 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
Exhibition History:
Rediscovering Korea’s Past (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Chinese Ceramics: 13th–14th Century (December 20, 2014 to January 3, 2016)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Jizhou ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
tea  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye387f2f726-d2f4-45a5-a0ad-4872dc3da417
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1913.40