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Artist:
Li Chung-fang  Search this
Medium:
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.4 x 15.6 cm (3 11/16 x 6 1/8 in)
Style:
Yixing ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Yixing, Jiangsu province, China
Date:
attributed to 1620 but likely 19th-early 20th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Description:
Teapot with cover.
Body: dark chocolate brown clay, fired hard.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: vertical fluting of the body; cover and foot.
Inscription of seven characters incised on base.
Inscriptions:
Inscription of seven characters incised on base.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Ming Dynasty Paintings (December 4, 1978 to June 14, 1979)
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)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Yixing ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
tea  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.64a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye3d14d33bb-e38d-4595-a903-d3e984a2bd5b
EDAN-URL:
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