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Chinese Porcelain

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Tray

Medium:
Black lacquer on wood core with mother-of-pearl inlay and leaded brass wire
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.7 x 16.5 x 39.1 cm (1 7/16 x 6 1/2 x 15 3/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
possibly 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
duck  Search this
peony  Search this
pine tree  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
bamboo  Search this
waterfall  Search this
river  Search this
dragonfly  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S1997.34
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Dish in the form of a plum blossom with figure watching water fowl

Medium:
Carved red lacquer on wood core
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 16.8 x 17.1 cm (1 x 6 5/8 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
late 14th century
Period:
Early Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
plum blossom  Search this
pavilion  Search this
Waterfowl  Search this
China  Search this
bird watching  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S1997.35
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Small table

Medium:
Carved black and red lacquer (tixi) on wood core
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.2 x 51.7 x 28.9 cm (5 9/16 x 20 3/8 x 11 3/8 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
China
Date:
probably 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S1997.36
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Charles Lang Freer Papers

Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
Extent:
131 Linear feet (29 architectural drawings)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
China
Syria
Egypt
India
London (England)
Japan
Boston (Mass.)
Detroit (Mich.)
Washington (D.C.)
Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Date:
1876-1931
Summary:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, and photographs.
Scope Content:
The personal papers of Charles Lang Freer, the industrialist and art collector who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. The papers include correspondence, diaries, art inventories, scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeil Whistler and other press clippings, financial material, architectural drawings, and photographs.

Correspondence, circa 1860-1921, includes Freer's correspondence, 1876-1920, with artists, dealers, collectors, museums, and public figures; letterpress books contain copies of Freer's outgoing letters, 1892-1910; correspondence collected by Freer of James McNeill Whistler, and his wife Beatrix, 186?-1909, with Lady Colin Campbell, Thomas R. Way, Alexander Reid, Whistler's mother, Mrs. George W. Whistler, and others; correspondence of Whistler collector Richard A. Canfield, 1904-1913, regarding works in Canfield's collection; and correspondence of Freer's assistant, Katharine Nash Rhoades, 1920-1921, soliciting Freer's letters from his associates, and regarding the settlement of his estate.

Also included are twenty-nine pocket diaries, 1889-1890, 1892-1898, 1900-1919, recording daily activities, people and places visited, observations, and comments; a diary kept by Freer's caretaker, Joseph Stephens Warring, recording daily activities at Freer's Detroit home, 1907-1910. Inventories, n.d. and 1901-1921, of American, European, and Asian art in Freer's collection, often including provenance information; vouchers, 1884-1919, documenting his purchases; five volumes of scrapbooks of clippings on James McNeill Whistler, 1888-1931, labeled "Various," "Peacock Room," "Death, etc.," "Paris, etc.," and "Boston...London" ; three volumes of newsclippings, 1900-1930, concerning Freer and the opening of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Correspondence regarding Freer's gift and bequest to the Smithsonian Institution, 1902-1916; and photographs, ca. 1880-1930, of Freer, including portraits by Alvin Langdon Coburn and Edward Steichen, Freer with others, Freer in Cairo, China and Japan, Freer's death mask, and his memorial service, Kyoto, 1930; photographs of artists and others, including Thomas Dewing, Ernest Fenollosa, Katharine Rhoades taken by Alfred Stieglitz, Rosalind B. Philip, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abbott H. Thayer, Dwight Tryon, and Whistler; and photographs relating to Whistler, including art works depicting him, grave and memorial monuments, works of art, the Peacock Room, and Whistler's memorial exhibition at the Copley Society.
Organization of the Papers:
This collection is organized into twelve series.

Series 1: Genealogical and Biographical Data

Series 2: Correspondence

Series 3: Diaries

Series 4: Freer Colleague Materials

Series 5: Art Inventories

Series 6: Financial Materials

Series 7: Exhibition Loan Files

Series 8: Biblical Manuscripts and Gold Treasure Files

Series 9: American School of Archaeology in China

Series 10: Printed Material

Series 11: Outsize Material

Series 12: Photographs
Biographical Note:
1854 February 25 -- Born in Kingston, New York

1873 -- Appointed accountant and paymaster of New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad by Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927)

1876 -- Moves to Indiana to work, with Hecker, for the Detroit and Eel River and Illinois Railroad

1880 -- Moves to Detroit, participates in organization of the Peninsular Car Works with Hecker

1883 -- Becomes vice president and secretary of Peninsular Car Company when it succeeds Peninsular Car Works

1883 -- Begins collecting European prints

1884 -- Peninsular Car Company constructs plant on Ferry Avenue

1887 -- Meets Howard Mansfield (1849-1938)

1887 -- Acquires proofs of 26 etchings, Venice, Second Series(1886), by James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

1887 -- Purchases a small Japanese fan attributed to Ogata Korin(1658-1715)

1887 -- Buys land on Ferry Avenue

1889 -- Meets Frederick Stuart Church (1826-1900) and Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925) in New York

1890 -- Commissions Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) to design house on Ferry Avenue, Detroit, Michigan

1890 -- On first trip to London, meets James McNeill Whistler(1834-1903)

1892 -- Moves to Ferry Avenue house

1892 -- Tryon and Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851-1938) undertake decoration of reception rooms

1893 -- Lends American paintings to World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

1893 -- Purchases first piece of Chinese art, a small painting of white herons by an anonymous Ming dynasty (1368-1644) artist

1894 -- Begins yearlong trip around the world, which includes visit to the Whistlers in Paris and first trip to Asia, stopping in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, China, and Japan

1896 -- Meets Matsuki Bunkyo (1867-1940) in Boston

1899 -- Takes part in consolidation of railroad-car building companies then retires from active business

1900 -- Attends Exposition International Universelle in Paris

1900 -- Buys villa in Capri with Thomas S. Jerome

1901 -- Meets Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) in Paris and Ernest Fenollosa(1853-1908), who visits Freer in Detroit

1902 -- Meets Dikran Kelekian (1868-1951)

1902 -- Spends summer in Britain building Whistler collection

1902 -- Views Whistler's, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

1904 -- Purchases Whistler's Peacock Room

1904 -- Offers his art collections and funds to build a museum in which to house them to the Smithsonian Institution

1905 -- Smithsonian committee visits Freer in Detroit

1906 -- United States government formally accepts Freer's gift on January 24

1906 -- Freer signs Deed of Gift to Smithsonian Institution on May 5

1907 -- On second tour of Asia, meets Hara Tomitaro 1868-1939) in Yokohama, Japan

1908 -- Takes third trip to Asia, specifically to West Asia to study Rakka ware

1909 -- Tours Europe to study art museums

1909 -- On fourth trip to Asia, attends memorial ceremony for Fenollosa (d.1908 September) at Miidera, Japan, and meets Duanfang (1861-1911) in China

1910 -- On last trip to Asia, visits Longmen Buddhist caves in China

1911 -- Suffers stroke

1912 -- Lends selection of objects for exhibition at Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Meets Eugene (1875-1957) and Agnes E. (1887-1970) Meyer

1913 -- Commissions Charles Adams Platt (1861-1933) to design museum building in Washington

1914 -- Meets Katharine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965) in Detroit

1915 -- Settles in New York City

1915 -- Site of future Freer Gallery of Art is determined

1916 -- Platt's plans for Freer Gallery are approved by Smithsonian Regents and Commission of Fine Arts and ground is broken in September

1918 -- After falling ill in Detroit, Freer travels to New York for treatment

1918 -- Work on the museum building is delayed by the war

1919 -- Freer appends codicil to will permitting acquisitions of Asian, Egyptian, and Near Eastern (West Asian) art

1919 -- Dies in New York City on 25 September and is buried in Kingston, New York

1919 -- Construction of Freer Gallery completed

1920 -- John Ellerton Lodge (1876-1942) is appointed director of the Freer Gallery

1923 -- Freer Gallery opens to the public on May 9

1930 -- Memorial ceremony for Freer is held at Koetsuji, Kyoto

Charles Lang Freer was an American industrialist who founded the Freer Gallery of Art. He was a well-known collector of Asian art, and strongly supported the synthesis of Eastern art and Western art. One of his most famous acquisitions was James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room.
Index:
Index to cross-referenced correspondents in the series Charles Lang Freer correspondence

Beal, Junius E. -- See: -- Warring, Joseph Stephens

Black, George M. -- See: -- Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Board of Education (Kingston, New York) See: Michael, M. J.

Bonner, Campbell See: University of Michigan

Boughton, George H. See: Yardley, F. C.

British Museum See: Binyon, Laurence; Hobson, R. L.

Brown, Harold H. See: Art Association of Indianapolis

Buchner, Evelyn B. See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Buckholder, C. H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Butler, S. B. See: Unidentified correspondents

Carnegie Institute See: Balken, Edward Duff; Harshe, Robert B.

Carpenter, Newton H. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Caulkins, Horace James See: Pewabic Pottery

Chao, Shih-chin See: Gunn, Chu Su

Chicago & North Western Railway Co. See: Hughett, Marvin

Clark, Charles Upson See: Clark, Arthur B.

Cleveland Museum of Art See: Whiting, Frederic Allen

Columbia University See: Braun, W. A.; Gottheil, Richard; Hirth, Friederich

Commission of Fine Arts See: Moore, Charles

Corcoran Gallery of Art See: Minnigerode, C. Powell

Crocker, Anna B. See: Portland Art Association

Dannenberg, D. E. See: Karlbeck, Orvar

De Menoncal, Beatrice See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

De Ricci, Seymour See: Ricci, Seymour de

Defnet, William A., Mrs., See: Franke, Ida M.

DeMotte See: Vigouroux, J.

Detroit Institute of Arts See: Detroit Museum of Art

Detroit Publishing Company See: Livingstone, W. A.

Detroit School of Design See: George Hamilton; Stevens, Henry

DeVinne Press See: Peters, Samuel T.; Witherspoon, A. S.

Dyrenforth, P. C. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eddy, Arthur J. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Eggers, George Williams See: Art Institute of Chicago

Farr, Daniel H. See: Robinson and Farr

Farrand School (Detroit) See: Yendall, Edith

Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) See: Laufer, Berthold

Flagg, Frederick J. See: Allen, Horace N.

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University See: Forbes, Edward; Pope, Arthur Upham; Sachs, Paul J.

French, M. R. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Fu, Lan-ya See: Pang, Lai-ch'en

Fujii, Yoshio See: Yoshio, Fujii

Gerrity, Thomas See: Knoedler, M., and Company

Goupil Gallery See: Marchant, William

Gray, William J. See: Barr, Eva

Great Lakes Engineering Works See: Hoyt, H. W.

Grolier Club See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Heinemann, W. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Holden, Edward S. See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

Hudson, J. L. See: Weber, William C.

Hutchins, Harry B. See: University of Michigan

Hutchins, Charles L. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Kelekian, H. G. See: Kelekian, Dikran G.

Kent, H. W. See: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lee, Kee Son See: Li, Chi-ch'un

Levy, John See: Schneider, A. K.

Library of Congress See: Rice, Richard A.; Wright, Helen

Louvre (Paris, France) See: Midgeon, Gaston

Matsuki, Z. See: Matsuki, Kihachiro

McKim, Mead and White See: White, Stanford

Mills, A. L., Colonel See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Miner, Luella See: Lien, Hui Ch'ing Collection

Minneapolis Institute of Arts See: Breck, Joseph; Van Derlip, John R.

Monif, R. Khan See: Rathbun, Richard

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston See: Lodge, John Ellerton

Naser, Katen & Nahass See: Katen, K.

Nordlinger, Marie, Miss See: Meyer-Riefstahl, Marie

Panama Pacific International Exposition See: Moore, Charles C.; Trask, John E. D.

Peabody Museum See: Morse, Edward Sylvester

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Trask, John E. D.

Perry, Mary Chase, Miss., See: Pewabic Pottery

Philip, Ronald M. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Pope, G. D. See: Barr, Eva

Reinhart, A. G. See: Gottschalk, E.

Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien Bosch See: Bosch-Reitz, Sigisbert Chrétien

Rutgers College See: Van Dyke, John C.

Saint-Gaudens, Augusta H. See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Saint-Gaudens, Homer See: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus

Samurai Shokai See: Nomura, Yozo

San Francisco Art Association See: Laurvik, J. Nilsen

Scribner's, Charles, Sons See: Van Dyke, John C.

Shaw, Wilfred B. See: University of Michigan

Shirae, S. Z. See: Yamanaka and Company

Smith College See: Clark, Arthur B.

Smithsonian Institution See: Holmes, William Henry; Rathbun, Richard; Ravenel, Walcott, Charles D.

Society of Arts and Crafts (Detroit) See: Plumb, Helen

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens, George W. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry See: Pewabic Pottery

Tanaka, Kichijiro See: Yamanaka and Company

Tuttle, William F. See: Art Institute of Chicago

Union Trust Company (Detroit) See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

United States Military Academy See: West Point, U. S. Military Academy

University of Chicago See: Zug, George Breed

University of Pennsylvania, Univ. Mus. See: Gordon, George Bryon

Ushikubo, D. J. R. See: Yamanaka and Company

Wallis & Son See: Barr, Eva; Thompson, C. Croal Ward, Clarence See: Oberlin College

Warren, Edward K. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Warring, Stephen See: Warring, Joseph Stephens

Watkin, Williams R. T. See: Philip, Rosalind Birnie

Watson, Margaret, Miss See: Parker, Margaret Watson

Whistler, Anna See: Stanton, Anna Whistler

Whiting, Almon C. See: Toledo Museum of Art

Williams College See: Rice, Richard A

Wright, F. G. See: Orbach and Company

Yatsuhashi, H. See: Yamanaka and Company
Index to cross-referenced correspondence in the series Whistler correspondence

Bell, William See: Unidentified correspondents

Brown, Ernest See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Cowen, John T. See subseries: Charles Lang Freer Correspondence

Ford, Sheridan See: Reid, Alexander

Haden, Francis Seymour See: Painter Etchers' Society, Committee

Haden, Francis Seymour, Lady See: Haden, Deborah Whistler

Leighton, Frederick, Baron See: Campbell, Lady Colin

Moore, Albert See: Reid, Alexander

Morley, Charles See: Pall Mall Gazette

Morris, Harrison S. See: Reid, Alexander

Pennell, Joseph See: Miscellaneous typescripts

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Prange, F. G. See: Reid, Alexander

Societe des Beaux-Arts See: Reid, Alexander

Society of Portrait Painters See: Reid, Alexander

Stevens Fine Art See: Reid, Alexander

Studd, Arthur See: Miscellaneous typescripts

[Vanderbilt?], George, Mrs. See: George, Mrs.

Whistler, William McNeill, Mrs. See: Whistler, Nellie

Whistler Memorial Committee See: Miscellaneous typescripts
Related Material:
The Archives of American Art microfilmed portions of the Freer papers in 1992. The microfilm is available at the Archives of American Art's Washington D.C. office, the Freer Gallery of Art Library, and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Art, American -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Architecture -- Asia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Financial records
Correspondence
Photographs
Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. FSA.A.01. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
Identifier:
FSA.A.01
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Box with cover

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (assembled): 7.5 × 10 × 10 cm (2 15/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 15/16 in)
Style:
Zhangzhou ware
Type:
Container
Origin:
Zhangzhou kilns, Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th-early 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
heron  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Zhangzhou ware  Search this
egret  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joan J. Feldman in memory of Horace Z. Feldman
Accession Number:
S2014.2a-b
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Ducklings and lotus leaves

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 51.7 x 55.3 cm (20 3/8 x 21 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1500
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
duck  Search this
autumn  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.196
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Dish, with cavetto and everted rim

Style:
Jingdezhen
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1630--1646
Period:
Late Ming dynasty to early Qing dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Gardner Palmer
Accession Number:
FSC-P-2790
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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:
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
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Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses
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The Peach Festival of the Queen Mother of the West

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Fang Chunnian (ca. 1225-1264)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 56.6 x 638.1 cm (22 5/16 x 251 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Late Ming or probably Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
festival  Search this
palace  Search this
garden  Search this
Queen Mother of the West  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
peach  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.170
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
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Landscape with Daoist immortals in the mountains

Artist:
Copy after Qiu Ying 仇英 (ca. 1494-1552)  Search this
Formerly attributed to Wang Zhenpeng (傳)王振鵬 (ca. 1280-1329)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 32 x 551.2 cm (12 5/8 x 217 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Daoism  Search this
chess  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
peach  Search this
fungus-of-immortality  Search this
China  Search this
taijitu  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
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Liu Hai Crossing the Sea

Artist:
Probably by Zhao Qi (active 1488-1505)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 140.9 x 99.2 cm (55 1/2 x 39 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
late 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
toad  Search this
Liu Hai  Search this
China  Search this
wave  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.12
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Liu Hai with a Three-legged Toad

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 136.6 x 71.7 cm (53 3/4 x 28 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
toad  Search this
Liu Hai  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
China  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.54
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Immortal Magu with deer and peach tree

Medium:
Silk tapestry (kesi) with painted details
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 119.4 x 63.3 cm (47 x 24 15/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
China
Date:
1575-1725
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
flower  Search this
peony  Search this
deer  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
wine  Search this
river  Search this
woman  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
fungus-of-immortality  Search this
China  Search this
peach tree  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
painted  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.115
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CC0
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Porcelain bowl with lotus petals on exterior

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 10 × 21 cm (3 15/16 × 8 1/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
early 15th century, probably Yongle reign
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1951.14a-d
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Tankard

Medium:
porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 12.8 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
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
Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1951.15a-b
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Stem cup

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt under the glaze and enamels over the glaze in the "doucai" (joined colors) technique
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8 × 6.3 cm (3 1/8 × 2 1/2 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1465-1487
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Chenghua reign (1465 - 1487)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
doucai  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1951.16a-c
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Bowl with design in reserve

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.7 × 18.7 cm (3 7/16 × 7 3/8 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1426-1435
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
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1951.4a-b
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'Palace bowl' with day lily design

Medium:
Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent and colorless, high fire.
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 7 × 15.1 cm (2 3/4 × 5 15/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1465-1487
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lily  Search this
Chenghua reign (1465 - 1487)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.18a-b
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Covered jar of gold inlaid with gems

Medium:
Gold with semiprecious stones
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.5 x 9.4 x 8.4 cm (3 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1426-1435
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.29a-b
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