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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with lead-silicate glazes
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 13.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Style:
Cizhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Dangyangyu kilns, Jiaozuo, Henan province, China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
probably Jin dynasty
Description:
Vase: ovoidal, with slender trumpet neck; strong basal ring. Neck broken near half-way point and repaired.
Clay: hard, buff, low-fired, dense, cream-white.
Glaze: white slip covered by transparent glaze, with local areas colored green, yellow and cream-color; the surface now largely iridescent. Earth adhesions. Green glaze on base.
Decoration: lotus design deeply incised in outline.
Provenance:
To 1934
Tonying and Company, New York. [1]
From 1934
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, West Corridor, 1947 (January 8, 1947 to February 10, 1947)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork, Pottery, and Painting (March 23, 1944 to May 2, 1946)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese and Korean Ceramics (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
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:
Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902)
Topic:
Cizhou ware  Search this
Liao dynasty (907 - 1125)  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye3465b53b0-ea53-4eae-82bc-a1cff36f9dc8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1934.22