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Lidded ritual vessel (hu) with birds and snake

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 22.5 x 12.2 cm (8 7/8 x 4 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1200 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
snake  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
hu  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.572a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye331da9bf4-a89f-4bdc-a336-6c9ffec06986
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.572a-b

Food vessel (ding)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30.2 x 25.8 x 25.6 cm (11 7/8 x 10 3/16 x 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Anyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 12th century BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3769a3392-e719-4361-8937-9fbbc0db899b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.62

Bottle

Medium:
Porcelain with enamels over clear colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 46.8 x 25.3 cm (18 7/16 x 9 15/16 in)
Style:
Arita ware, early enamel type
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Arita, Saga prefecture, Japan
Date:
1650-1670
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
tree  Search this
Arita ware, early enamel type  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1957.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1957.26
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Canteen

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46.9 × 41.8 × 21.3 cm (18 7/16 × 16 7/16 × 8 3/8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
early 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1958.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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On View:
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye302430a21-51b4-400c-8486-c5a20a9e0603
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1958.2
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Incense burner in shape of a tripod (li) with design of lotus and with three kinds of fruit (the "three plenties") on the underside of vessel

Medium:
Enamels, brass, wire (cloisonné); with later gilt metal handles, wooden cover with Yuan dynasty jade knob
Dimensions:
H x Diam (assembled): 18.4 × 19.4 cm (7 1/4 × 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Cloisonne
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
15th or early 16th century; 14th century jade knob
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Hongzhi reign (1488 - 1505)  Search this
fruit  Search this
lotus  Search this
incense  Search this
Zhengde reign (1506 - 1521)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1961.12a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Bowl

Medium:
Porcellaneous stoneware with transparent ivory-toned glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 9.3 × 32.1 cm (3 11/16 × 12 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Hebei or Henan province, China
Date:
8th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1962.33
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1962.33
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Bowl with plaque covering circular hole in base

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
Diam: 32.6 cm (12 13/16 in)
Style:
Longquan ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Longquan, Zhejiang province, China
Date:
14th century
Period:
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Topic:
Longquan ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
green glaze  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1962.34
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1962.34

Jardiniere

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 14 × 26 cm (5 1/2 × 10 1/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
early 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
peony  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
camellia  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1965.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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edanmdm:fsg_F1965.2
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Carved lacquer food box with scene of the Moon Palace

Artist:
Wang Ming (late 15th century)  Search this
Medium:
Carved black and red lacquer (tihei) on wood core
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 17.3 x 32.2 cm (6 13/16 x 12 11/16 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
1488-1505
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
flower  Search this
phoenix  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Hongzhi reign (1488 - 1505)  Search this
toad  Search this
festival  Search this
qin  Search this
pipa  Search this
bell  Search this
pavilion  Search this
Chang'e  Search this
immortality  Search this
China  Search this
food  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1968.76a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1968.76a-b

Stem bowl with cover

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 13.3 × 9.8 cm (5 1/4 × 3 7/8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
Xuande reign, 1425-35
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
reign mark  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1968.77a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Jar with lid

Medium:
Earthenware with white slip under lead-silicate glazes tinted with iron and copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.6 x 21.6 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
first half of 8th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
earthenware  Search this
white slip  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1969.20a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1969.20a-b
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John Sparks Ltd., 1953, 1958

Collection Creator:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Collection Source:
Aga-Olgu, Kamer, 1903-  Search this
Warner, Langdon (1881-1955)  Search this
Mayuyama, Junkichi, 1913-1999  Search this
Dubosc, Jean-Pierre, 1903  Search this
Container:
Box 77, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Collection Citation:
John Alexander Pope Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
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John Alexander Pope Papers / Series 6: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1988-01-ref1974

An exhibition of Japanese porcelain of the 17th and 18th centuries : March 22nd-April 12th

Title:
Japanese porcelain
Author:
John Sparks Ltd  Search this
Subject:
John Sparks Ltd  Search this
Physical description:
14 p., 3 p. of plates : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
19--
[19--?]
Edo period, 1600-1868
Topic:
Porcelain, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
NK4567.5 .J6 1900z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_899994

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