Cizhou ware jar

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At A Glance

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  • Period

    14th-15th century
  • Geography

    Shaanxi province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip beneath clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 34.9 × 29.8 cm (13 3/4 × 11 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1896.84
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1896.84

Object Details

  • Description

    Vase: large, baluster.
    Clay: buff stoneware.
    Glaze: overall coating of white slip beneath colorless transparent glaze; scratched, pitted and chipped. Inside glazed.
  • Provenance

    To 1896
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1896 [1]
    From 1896 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L.7, 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)
    America Meets Asia at the Freer Gallery of Art (May 9, 1993 to June 2, 1998)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
    Chinese Painting and Pottery (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Shaanxi 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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