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Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 25.7 × 13.9 cm (10 1/8 × 5 1/2 in)
Style:
Longquan ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Longquan, Zhejiang province, China
Date:
1426-1435
Period:
Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Description:
Vase with rounded belly and tall slender neck; two vertical tubular "ears" on neck. Celadon.
Clay: hard, gray stoneware.
Glaze: thick, even, sea-green celadon with some random crackle.
Decoration: none; 6-character Hsuan-te mark incised under glaze on base.
Marks:
6-character Hsuan-te mark incised under glaze on base.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Tea in the Floating World (December 8, 2002 to May 26, 2003)
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Topic:
Longquan ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1956.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/ye3d79a5443-59a2-4a53-95d0-305f3d11d3f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1956.25