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At A Glance

  • Period

    15th century
  • Geography

    Huiyang kiln, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with oxidized celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 8.3 × 14.1 cm (3 1/4 × 5 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1898.41
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1898.41

Object Details

  • Description

    Tea-bowl, tall, fluted; heavy foot. Gold lacquer repair.
    Clay: dense, grayish-white.
    Glaze: deep orange-yellow, oxidized, finely crackled, with faint green overflow.
    Decoration: on outside, carved in appearance of chrysanthemum petals.
  • Provenance

    To 1897
    Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1]
    From 1898 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 24-26, 1898, no. 31 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 310, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1. See also, Curatorial Remark 11, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.
    [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

    Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan (March 8 to September 14, 2014)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Charles A. Dana (1819-1897)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Huiyang kiln, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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