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Medium:
Porcelain with transparent ivory-toned glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3.1 x 26.4 cm (1 1/4 x 10 3/8 in)
Style:
Ding ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Ding kilns, Hebei province, China
Date:
12th century
Period:
Jin dynasty
Description:
Dish: low circular; extended rim, notched to give eight-petal form.
Clay: dense, white, resonant.
Glaze: lustrous cream-white, with brownish flow on the exterior. Rim unglazed.
Decoration: carved and incised in the paste, under glaze. Lotus blossoms, seed pod, and leaves.
Provenance:
To 1917
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, Shanghai in 1917 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2574, 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
Exhibition History:
Chinese Ceramics: 10th–13th Century (November 5, 2011 to December 7, 2015)
Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
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)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Ding ware  Search this
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Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
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porcelain  Search this
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.401
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/ye3b8d95633-561a-4cae-bca6-87a230f672ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.401