Glaze: cream-white of moist brilliance; coarsely crackled.
Decoration: dragon design in relief on the neck; floral and meander
designs incised in paste under glaze on the body.
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1916 
From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1916 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 2493, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 6, undated folder sheet note, in the object record, this object was reproduced in Masterpieces in Chinese National Art, the Collection of Mr. Seaouke Yue, [Shanghai; 1916], pl. 81.
 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 Comes to America  (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
Chinese Painting and Pottery (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
Previous custodian or owner:
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)