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Vase with relief design of peony scroll

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with opaque white glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 32.3 × 23.6 cm (12 11/16 × 9 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1894.3a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1894.3a-b

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar: tall baluster, with small mouth; recessed foot. Wood stand.
    Clay: hard, buff, stoneware.
    Glaze: grayish-cream; compound crackle.
    Decoration: peony design in relief, under glaze.
  • Provenance

    To 1894
    Rufus E. Moore, New York to 1894 [1]
    From 1894 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1894 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 30, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
    The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
    Studies in Connoisseurship 1923-1983 (September 23, 1983 to March 1, 1984)
    Yuan Chiang School, Chinese Paintings (April 12, 1963 to October 15, 1963)
    Special Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (August 7, 1946 to January 7, 1947)
    Chinese Painting and Pottery (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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