Looking Out, Looking In Object Gallery

Objects 1 – 71 of 71

Peonies

Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 160.4 x 76.3 cm (63 1/8 x 30 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1901.172

Planter with impressed character yi (one)

Probably Ming dynasty, or possibly Yuan dynasty, Probably early 15th century, possibly second half of the 14th century
China, Henan province, Yuxian, Juntai
Stoneware with Jun glaze
H x Diam: 25.6 × 27.2 cm (10 1/16 × 10 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.38a-b

Flower pot stand with impressed character liu (six)

Probably Ming dynasty, or possibly Yuan dynasty, probably early 15th century, possibly second half of the 14th century
China, Henan province, Yuxian, Juntai
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
H x Diam: 6.9 × 22.3 cm (2 11/16 × 8 3/4 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1907.99

Three Horsemen Riding under Willows

Ming dynasty, 15th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 186.2 x 95.1 cm (73 5/16 x 37 7/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.163

Vase shaped like an archaic gu

Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722
China
Cloisonné
H: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1911.145a-c

Tiger with cubs and magpies

Ming dynasty, 15th century
China, Possibly Zhejiang province
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 165 × 95.2 cm (65 × 37 1/2 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1911.252

Zhong Kui and Demons Crossing a Bridge

Ming dynasty, 16th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 197.4 x 118.6 cm (77 11/16 x 46 11/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1911.283

Visiting the Sage at Wei River

Ming dynasty, mid-15th century
China
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 170.8 x 151.5 cm (67 1/4 x 59 5/8 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1911.296

Guan ware Vase with tubular handles

Southern Song dynasty, 1127-1279
China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou
Stoneware with Guan glaze
H x W: 10.7 x 7.7 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1911.347

Playing Weiqi under the Pines

Ming dynasty, early to mid-15th century
China
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 155.1 x 99.1 cm (61 1/16 x 39 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1916.193

Palace Women and Children Celebrating the New Year

Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 160.3 x 106.2 cm (63 1/8 x 41 13/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1916.403

Carrying a Zither while Searching for Plum Blossoms

Ming dynasty, early to mid-15th century
China
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 149 x 97.3 cm (58 11/16 x 38 5/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1919.125

Xuanwu, God of the North

Ming dynasty, ca. 1500
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 57.6 x 46.2 cm (22 11/16 x 18 3/16 in)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1919.179

Dish with hollyhocks and gardenias

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with lead-silicate enamels over colorless clear glaze
H x Diam (overall): 4.4 x 17.2 cm (1 3/4 x 6 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1928.3a-e

Dish with flowering trees

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with enamels over colorless clear glaze
H x W: 4.4 x 17.2 cm (1 3/4 x 6 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1928.4a-b

Bowl with design of mynahs

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with enamels over clear, colorless glaze
H x W: 4.6 x 8.1 cm (1 13/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1930.35a-b

Guan ware bowl

Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century
China, Zhejiang province, Hangzhou, Jiaotanxia kiln
Stoneware with Guan glaze
H x W: 4.3 x 13.6 cm (1 11/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1932.58

Cup with landscape

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with colorless glaze and blue, black, and ruby enamels over the glaze
H x Diam: 5.1 × 10.2 cm (2 × 4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1932.63a-g

Small bowl with overglaze decoration

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with colorless glaze and overglaze enamel decoration and mark
H x Diam: 5.3 x 10.2 cm (2 1/16 x 4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1934.2a-g

Vase with “peach bloom” copper-red glaze

Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign mark and period, 1662-1722
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with copper-red “peach bloom” glaze; ivory stand
H x Diam: 19.9 × 8.1 cm (7 13/16 × 3 3/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1942.20a-c

Pillow with inscription by the Qianlong emperor dated 1768, Cizhou type ware

Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty, 12th century
China
Stoneware with white slip under colorless glaze and traces of cinnabar
H x W x D: 12.4 × 21 × 12.4 cm (4 7/8 × 8 1/4 × 4 7/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1942.21

Goblet (gu)

Shang dynasty, ca. 12th-11th century BCE
China
Bronze
H x Diam: 29.3 × 16.7 cm (11 9/16 × 6 9/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1943.9

Stem bowl permanently set into a stand, with both parts freely revolving

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, 1736-1795
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with celadon and clear glazes, overglaze enamels
H x W: 13.1 x 16.4 cm (5 3/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1944.13

Stem bowl with attached stand

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, 1736-1795
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with celadon glaze and enamel over clear, colorless glaze
H x W: 13.5 x 16.3 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1944.14

Tripod vessel with cover

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, 1736-1796
China
Jade (nephrite), wooden stand
H x W: 25 x 28.3 cm (9 13/16 x 11 1/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1944.18a-c

Vase

Qing dynasty, Qianlong era mark and period, 1736-1795
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with lead-silicate enamels over transparent pale-brown glaze
H x W: 20.3 x 9.6 cm (8 x 3 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1945.2

Nepalese-Chinese-style bodhisattva

Yuan dynasty, 13th century
China
Lacquer, cloth, traces of blue, gold, and green paint, and gold leaf
H x W x D: 58.5 x 43.3 x 29.5 cm (23 1/16 x 17 1/16 x 11 5/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1945.4

Bottle

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and enamels over glaze (doucai format)
H x W: 10.4 x 5.8 cm (4 1/8 x 2 5/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1945.39a-c

Bottle

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and enamels over glaze (doucai format)
H x W: 10.5 x 5.8 cm (4 1/8 x 2 5/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1945.40a-b

Bowl with design in reserve

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
H x W: 8.7 x 18.7 cm (3 7/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1951.4

Dish with foliate flaring rim

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze
H x W: 4.8 x 21.3 cm (1 7/8 x 8 3/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1951.13

Porcelain bowl with lotus petals on exterior

Ming dynasty, Yongle or Xuande reign, early 15th century, probably Yongle reign
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
H x W: 10 x 21 cm (3 15/16 x 8 1/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1951.14a-b

Tankard

Ming dynasty, Yongle or possibly Xuande reign, early 15th century
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
H x W: 14 x 12.8 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1951.15

Stem cup

Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign, 1465-1487
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt under the glaze and enamels over the glaze in the “doucai” (joined colors) technique
H x W: 8 x 6.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1951.16a-b

Bottle of the type known as meiping

Ming dynasty, Yongle reign, 1403-1424
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
H x W: 24.8 x 15.2 cm (9 3/4 x 6 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1952.5

‘Palace bowl’ with day lily design

Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign, 1465-1487
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent and colorless, high fire.

H x W: 7 x 15.1 cm (2 3/4 x 5 15/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1952.18

Covered jar of gold inlaid with gems

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China
Gold with semiprecious stones
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)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1952.29a-b

Bowl

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
H x W: 7 x 19.1 cm (2 3/4 x 7 1/2 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1953.1

Bowl

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under colorless glaze
H x W: 6 x 15.2 cm (2 3/8 x 6 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1953.2a-c

Dish with design of pair of dragons

Ming dynasty, late 15th century
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with enamel glazes over clear glaze
H x W: 3.8 x 14.8 cm (1 1/2 x 5 13/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1953.4

Vase of bottle shape with “garlic” mouth

Qing dynasty or possibly modern, Qianlong reign, 1736-1795, or possibly early 20th century
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with enamels over clear, colorless glaze; ivory stand
H x W: 17.2 x 9.5 cm (6 3/4 x 3 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1954.127a-e

Ritual wine vessel (hu)

Western Zhou dynasty, late 11th-early 10th century BCE
China
Bronze
H x Diam: 24.3 × 15.3 cm (9 9/16 × 6 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1959.14a-b

Ritual vessel (kuei)

Western Zhou dynasty, 9th century BCE
China
Bronze
H x W x D: 24.9 x 37.2 x 26.3 cm (9 13/16 x 14 5/8 x 10 3/8 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1960.19a-b

Dish with coxcomb and rock design

Ming dynasty, Yongle reign, 1403-1424
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt under transparent colorless glaze
H x W x D: 9.5 x 68 x 68 cm (3 3/4 x 26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1961.14

Dish with design of dragons and clouds

Ming dynasty, Xuande Reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt under clear glaze, enamel over glaze
H x W: 3.7 x 19 cm (1 7/16 x 7 1/2 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1965.4

Lofty Scholar in Autumn Woods

Qing dynasty, late 1730s-mid 1740s
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 106 x 92.5 cm (41 3/4 x 36 7/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1965.24

Jingdezhen ware dish

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Imperial kiln
Porcelain with celadon glaze and cobalt pigment under clear glaze
H x W x D: 8.5 x 47 x 47 cm (3 3/8 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in)
Anonymous gift
Freer Gallery of Art
F1978.46

Landscape in the Style of Wang Meng

Qing dynasty, 1756
China
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 117.6 x 48.3 cm (46 5/16 x 19 in)
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Freer Gallery of Art
F1980.113

Butterflies, Lilies and Rock

Qing dynasty, 1717
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 120 x 56.8 cm (47 1/4 x 22 3/8 in)
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Freer Gallery of Art
F1980.119

Mountain Landscape

Qing dynasty, 1754
China
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 21.5 x 48.1 cm (8 7/16 x 18 15/16 in)
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Freer Gallery of Art
F1980.142f

Scholar Reading in a Thatched Hut

Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century
China
Ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 21.3 x 47.8 cm (8 3/8 x 18 13/16 in)
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Freer Gallery of Art
F1980.142j

Landscape in the Style of Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322)

Qing dynasty, 18th century
China
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
H x W (image): 94.4 x 42 cm (37 3/16 x 16 9/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1981.8

Musical chimestone with dragon decoration

Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, Chime: 1716; stand and box: 19th-20th century
China
Nephrite with gold; rosewood stand
H x W x D: 28.2 x 50 x 1 cm (11 1/8 x 19 11/16 x 3/8 in)
Gift of William S. Weedon
Freer Gallery of Art
F1982.11a-d

Zhong Kui, the Demon Queller, Patrolling the Palace

Qing dynasty, late 18th century
China
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 237.5 x 126.8 cm (93 1/2 x 49 15/16 in)
Gift of Dr. Jack Light
Freer Gallery of Art
F1982.13

Goose

Qing dynasty, 1821-1850
China
Hanging scroll; ink on mica-ground paper
H x W (image): 117.4 × 60.3 cm (46 1/4 × 23 3/4 in)
Purchase — funds provided by the Princeton Club of Washington
Freer Gallery of Art
F1984.37

Poem on Lingyan Temple in running script

Qing dynasty, ca. 1765
China
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink on peach silk with gold flecks and hand-painted floral designs
H x W (image): 185.4 x 92.2 cm (73 x 36 5/16 in)
Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Freer Gallery of Art
F1990.5

Treasure Box of Eternal Spring and Longevity

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, 1736-1795
China
Carved red, green, and yellow lacquer on wood core
H x W x D: 16.5 x 44 x 44 cm (6 1/2 x 17 5/16 x 17 5/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1990.15a-e

Cloisonne stupa with gilt ornaments

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, mid- to late 18th century
China
Metal, enamel, gilt in the cloisonne technique
H x W x D: 66.6 x 24.8 x 28.1 cm (26 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 11 1/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1991.6

Beaker-shaped vase

Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign mark and period, 1662-1722
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with clair de lune glaze
H x Diam: 18.7 × 11.3 cm (7 3/8 × 4 7/16 in)
Bequest of Libbie Moody Thompson
Freer Gallery of Art
F1991.13

Central Asian groom pasturing a horse

Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 166 x 93 cm (65 3/8 x 36 5/8 in)
Gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein
Freer Gallery of Art
F1992.40

Tripod bowl with wooden stand

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign mark and period, 1736-1795
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain clay with “teadust” glaze; hardwood stand
H x Diam: 6.7 x 20.6 cm (2 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Freer Gallery of Art
F1994.3a-b

Bowl with eight trigrams

Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign mark and period, 1662-1722
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
H x Diam: 6.9 x 12 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1995.8

Stem bowl

Ming dynasty, Yongle reign, 1403-1424
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with ‘sweet white’ glaze
H x W x D: 10.4 x 15.8 x 15.8 cm (4 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1998.7

Vase with Ru-type glaze

Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and period, 1723-1735
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen, Imperial kiln
Porcelain with celadon glaze, slip coating on foot rim, and cobalt mark under the glaze; wooden stand (undated)
H x W x D (overall): 27.1 x 13.1 x 12.3 cm (10 11/16 x 5 3/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Anonymous gift
Freer Gallery of Art
F1998.80a-b

Base for an offering mandala used in Tibetan Buddhist rituals

Ming dynasty, Probably Yongle reign, early 15th century
China
Enamels on brass, wire, traces of gilding (cloisonné)
H x W x D: 7.7 x 31 x 31 cm (3 1/16 x 12 3/16 x 12 3/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1998.295

The Qianlong Emperor as Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign, mid-18th century
China
Ink, color, and gold on silk
H x W (image): 113.6 x 64.3 cm (44 3/4 x 25 5/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment and funds provided by an anonymous donor
Freer Gallery of Art
F2000.4

Whiling Away the Summer in the Shade of Pines

Ming dynasty, 15th century
China
Ink and color on silk
H x W (image): 178.7 x 95.9 cm (70 3/8 x 37 3/4 in)
Bequest of Mrs. Katharine Graham
Freer Gallery of Art
F2002.3

Dish

Northern Song or Jin dynasty, 12th-mid 13th century
China, Henan province, possibly Linru kilns
Stoneware with Green Jun glaze
H x Diam: 4.9 x 20.4 cm (1 15/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Gift of Diane H. Schafer in honor of Jan Stuart and her service as Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Freer Gallery of Art
F2007.3

Dish with copper-red glaze, and a Xuande mark in cobalt oxide on the base

Ming dynasty, Xuande reign, 1426-1435
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Porcelain with copper-red glaze
H x Diam: 4.6 × 22 cm (1 13/16 × 8 11/16 in)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment and Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Freer Gallery of Art
F2015.2a-b

Rank badge – double phoenix

Ming dynasty, late 15th-early 16th century, ca, 1500
China
Silk
H x W: 33.6 × 38.7 cm (13 1/4 × 15 1/4 in)
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson
Freer Gallery of Art
F2017.7

Rank badge with Lion

Early Ming dynasty, late 14th-early 15th century
China
Silk
H x W: 36.2 × 35.6 cm (14 1/4 × 14 in)
Gift of Shirley Z. Johnson in appreciation of Jan Stuart
Freer Gallery of Art
F2017.10