Porcelain with ivory-toned transparent glaze; metal rim
H x W: 6 x 30.4 cm (2 3/8 x 11 15/16 in)
Hebei province, China
12th-mid 13th century
Dish with plain rim bound in brass.
Clay: fine, off-white porcelain.
Glaze: transparent, with teardrops outside.
Decoration: fish and lotus plants inside.
From at least 1954 or 1955 to 1961
C. T. Loo & Company, New York, from at least 1954 or 1955 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company on May 3, 1961 
 See A. G. Wenley's letter to Frank Caro, dated April 25, 1961, in which he lists the dish among the objects left with the Freer Gallery by Caro for consideration of purchase in 1954 and 1955, copy in object file.
 See C. T. Loo's & Co.'s invoice, dated May 3, 1961, copy in object file.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)