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Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under alkiline glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 13.5 × 8.9 cm (5 5/16 × 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Description:
Vase: rude ovoidal form, curved neck and spreading rim. Wooden stand (b). Polychrome.
Clay: dense, buff, heavily modelled.
Glaze: deep translucent turquoise showing areas of white under slip; purple on rim.
Provenance:
To 1917
John Fenning, New York, to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from John Fenning in 1917 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2530, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
John Fenning (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.224
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye339501f18-64eb-4d1f-bfd6-cc8c42533d1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.224