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Jar with five vertical lugs and short spout

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    16th-mid 17th century
  • Geography

    Guangdong or Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron slip under mottled ash glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 19 × 24.8 cm (7 1/2 × 9 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Gold lacquer restorations, tip of spout and one lug.
    Clay: heavily grogged iron-bearing stoneware, reddish-brown on surface, gray on interior. Formed by coiling.
    Glaze: dark reddish-brown, iron slip, under mottled grayish-green ash glaze, of dull lustre. Interior glazed. Iron slip wiped off base.
    Inscription: written in ink, on base.
  • Inscriptions

    Written in ink, on base.
  • Provenance

    To 1901
    Y. Fujita and Company, to 1901 [1]
    From 1901 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Y. Fujita and Company in 1901 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1070, 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)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Y. Fujita and Company (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Guangdong or Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

  • On View

    Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
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