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Medium:
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 12.4 × 26.9 cm (4 7/8 × 10 9/16 in)
Style:
Jun style ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
18th-early 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Bulb bowl: large, deep; on three cloud-scroll feet. Two rows of studs. Incised numeral ier (two) inside of foot. Spur marks on base.
Clay: hard, gray.
Glaze: inside: olive, lavender and misty blue, splashed with mingled red, brown and green; outside: gray, green, olive, lilac, purple, blue and red. "Earth-worm markings".
Wooden stand (b).
Provenance:
To 1916
Tonying and Company, New York to 1916 [1]
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1916 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2475, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. By at least 1917, Tonying and Company maintained business locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, London, and New York, NY.
[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:
Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.238
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye323a73b58-3f96-4e89-8339-8bc63d5d3cb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.238