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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.9 x 12.1 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Style:
Yaozhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Yaozhou kilns, Huangbao, Shaanxi province, China
Date:
12th-mid 13th century
Period:
Jin dynasty
Description:
Bowl with small foot and slightly flaring rim.
Clay: grayish-brown stoneware.
Glaze: transparent, grayish-green, bubbly.
Decoration: moulded, two babies amid flowering vines inside.
Provenance:
From at least 1954 or 1955 to 1961
C. T. Loo & Company, New York, from at least 1954 or 1955 [1]
From 1961
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company on May 3, 1961 [2]
Notes:
[1] 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.
[2] See C. T. Loo's & Co.'s invoice, dated May 3, 1961, copy in object file.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Shades of Green and Blue: Chinese Celadon Ceramics (July 15, 1997 to September 7, 2004)
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Previous custodian or owner:
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Yaozhou ware  Search this
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1961.19
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/ye3e40097f3-d99b-460d-8c5c-3e14a0dcb0ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1961.19