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Redbone - Colored China Rags

Created by:
Juana Valdes, Cuban American, born 1963  Search this
Manufactured by:
European Ceramic Work Center, Dutch, founded 1969  Search this
Medium:
slip glaze and pigment on bone china
Dimensions:
H x W x D (each, approx.): 12 × 3 × 4 in. (30.5 × 7.6 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
ceramics
Cultural Place:
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
June 2017
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Immigration  Search this
Labor  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased through the American Women's History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative; in memory of Catrina Hill
Object number:
2021.72
Restrictions & Rights:
© Juana Valdes, image courtesy of Spinello Projects, photograph by Diana Larrea
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
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Fragment or ceramic core

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 4 x 3.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  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:
S2012.9.547
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Box of miscellaneious ceramic potsherds

Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 6.1 x 4.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Changsha Tomb site, China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-P-4207
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Ceramic ox with cart and miniature dwelling

Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
ox  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
cart  Search this
Carl Whiting Bishop collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number:
FSC-P-2638a-h
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Fragment of the base of a covered ceramic box

Medium:
Porcelain with pale blue (qingbai) glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.8 x 6.6 x 3 cm (1 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 in)
Style:
Qingbai ware
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1127-1279
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Qingbai ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John A. Pope
Accession Number:
FSC-P-461
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Fragment of a large ceramic vessel of unknown form

Medium:
Glazed stoneware Wheel-thrown
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.6 x 7.9 x 6.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
China?
Topic:
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John A. Pope
Accession Number:
FSC-P-437
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Pillow with inscription by the Qianlong emperor dated 1768, Cizhou type ware

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under colorless glaze and traces of cinnabar
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.4 × 21 × 12.4 cm (4 7/8 × 8 1/4 × 4 7/8 in)
Style:
Cizhou-type ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
12th century
Period:
Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Cizhou ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
inscription  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
clerical script  Search this
China  Search this
emperor  Search this
stoneware  Search this
white slip  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1942.21
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Model for casting a monster mask

Medium:
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W: 11.1 x 15.8 cm (4 3/8 x 6 1/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1918.144
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Vase with Ru-type glaze

Medium:
Porcelain with celadon glaze, slip coating on foot rim, and cobalt mark under the glaze; wooden stand (undated)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.1 × 13.1 × 12.3 cm (10 11/16 × 5 3/16 × 4 13/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Imperial kiln, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1723-1735
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Yongzheng reign (1723 - 1735)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1998.80a-b
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Jingdezhen ware dish

Medium:
Porcelain with celadon glaze and cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.5 x 47 x 47 cm (3 3/8 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Imperial kiln, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1723-1735
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
lotus  Search this
green glaze  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
reign mark  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
F1978.46
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Stem bowl with attached stand

Medium:
Porcelain with celadon glaze and enamel over clear, colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.5 x 16.3 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1736-1795
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.14
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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:
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
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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Bottle of the type known as meiping

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.8 x 15.2 cm (9 3/4 x 6 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1403-1424
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.5a-b
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Dish with design of pair of dragons

Medium:
Porcelain with enamel glazes over clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 3.8 × 14.8 cm (1 1/2 × 5 13/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
late 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
dragon  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:
F1953.4a-b
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Guan ware Vase with tubular handles

Medium:
Stoneware with Guan glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 10.7 x 7.7 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Style:
Guan ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Date:
1127-1279
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Guan ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.347
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Dish

Medium:
Stoneware with Green Jun glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.9 x 20.4 cm (1 15/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Style:
Jun ware, Green Jun type
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
possibly Linru kilns, Henan province, China
Date:
12th-mid 13th century
Period:
Northern Song or Jin dynasty
Topic:
Jun ware  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Diane H. Schafer in honor of Jan Stuart and her service as Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F2007.3
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Dish with copper-red glaze, and a Xuande mark in cobalt oxide on the base

Medium:
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.6 × 22 cm (1 13/16 × 8 11/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1426-1435
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
copper-red glaze  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment and Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
F2015.2a-b
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Dish with coxcomb and rock design

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt under transparent colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.5 x 68 x 68 cm (3 3/4 x 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
Yongle reign, 1403-1424
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)  Search this
fruit  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1961.14
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Dish with design of dragons and clouds

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt under clear glaze, enamel over glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 3.7 × 19 cm (1 7/16 × 7 1/2 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1426-1435
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)  Search this
cloud  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1965.4
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Beaker-shaped vase

Medium:
Porcelain with clair de lune glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 18.7 × 11.3 cm (7 3/8 × 4 7/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1662-1722
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
reign mark  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Libbie Moody Thompson
Accession Number:
F1991.13
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