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At A Glance

  • Period

    1644-1911
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with "iron-rust" glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 12.8 × 11.1 cm (5 1/16 × 4 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1898.45
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1898.45

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar, ovoidal; depressed base. Monochrome.
    Clay: white porcelain.
    Glaze: lustrous iron-red; rim, white.
  • 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 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 138, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1. This object appears to have been listed as no. 221 in the Dana Collection sale catalogue (according to Curatorial Remark 7, 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
  • Previous custodian or owner

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

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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