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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.7 x 14.6 cm (2 1/4 x 5 3/4 in)
Style:
Jun ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Description:
Bulb-bowl: small, circular, on three cloud-scroll feet; two rows of studs. Incised numeral shi (ten), and spur-marks on the base. Wood stand.
Clay: hard, dense, gray-white.
Glaze: inside: sky-blue; outside: purple dappled with gray; olive on salient parts. "Earth-worm markings."
Provenance:
To 1914
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1914 [1]
From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1914 [2]
From 1920
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2418, 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
Exhibition History:
Special Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (August 7, 1946 to January 7, 1947)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
Chinese Painting and Pottery (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Jun ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1914.96a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35543fd35-9ea0-45f9-97a2-55adffdd1e7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1914.96a-b