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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 22.3 × 8.1 cm (8 3/4 × 3 3/16 in)
Style:
Zhang ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Zhang kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Vase: slender baluster-form; two open curved handles, one repaired. Base deeply depressed. Wood stand
Clay: hard, white.
Glaze: lustrous cream-white; stained under glaze.
Decoration: two wheel-made ridges.
One of a pair: F1917.180 - F1917.181.
Provenance:
To 1917
Tonying and Company, New York to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1917 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2510, 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:
F1917.181
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye394e6b5f4-7e42-435a-9940-746ae157e506
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.181