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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with Guan glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.3 x 13.6 cm (1 11/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Style:
Guan ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jiaotanxia kiln, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Description:
Bowl: spreading ovoidal; small unglazed foot-rim.
Clay: dense, hard, gray.
Glaze: opaque delicate grayish-blue with medium-mesh crackle. Lustrous bluish gray-green with egg-shell texture; brown crackle; foot-rim brown.
Provenance:
Robert W. deForest (1848-1931). [1]
To 1932
Yamanaka & Co., New York. [2]
From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka & Co., New York. [3]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
[3] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Chinese Ceramics: 10th–13th Century (November 5, 2011 to December 7, 2015)
Shades of Green and Blue: Chinese Celadon Ceramics (July 15, 1997 to September 7, 2004)
Chinese Ceramics (March 15, 1982 to July 10, 1986)
Chinese Ceramics (May 9, 1980 to March 6, 1981)
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, East Asian Ceramics and Paintings, East Corridor (January 8, 1947 to ---)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics and Paintings (November 14, 1944 to May 3, 1946)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics, 1943 (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
Previous custodian or owner:
Robert W. deForest (1848-1931)
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965)
Topic:
Guan ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.58
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye3170f645c-4906-4b9c-a9a0-4450442a8093
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1932.58