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Medium:
Porcelain with transparent pale-blue (qingbai) glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in)
Style:
Qingbai ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1279-1368
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Description:
Vase: small high-shouldered, incomplete baluster form.
Clay: hard, white.
Glaze: pale "clair de lune," a clear greenish white; crackled.
One of a pair: F1919.88-1919.89.
Provenance:
To 1919
You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1919 [1]
1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1919 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2614, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 7, Louise Cort, April 20, 2011, in the object record.
[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:
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Qingbai ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.89
Restrictions & Rights:
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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/ye39ba8d8f8-eed3-424e-954e-8421d96cd870
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1919.89