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Medium:
Porcelain with transparent ivory-toned glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.7 x 14.8 cm (1 7/8 x 5 13/16 in)
Style:
Ding ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Ding kilns, Hebei province, China
Date:
11th-early 12th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Description:
Bowl: small, flaring; small foot.
Clay: hard, dense, musical.
Glaze: grayish cream-white, with brownish "tear stains"; rim unglazed.
Decoration: chrysanthemum petal-lines incised in paste.
Provenance:
To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2541, Freer Galley 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:
Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.280
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31d6a081c-7c56-4564-80ef-0b83e1422bc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.280