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Jieshou ware jar

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At A Glance

  • Period

    second half of 19th century
  • Geography

    Jieshou kilns, Jieshou, Anhui province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip under transparent yellow glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 13.6 × 14.6 cm (5 3/8 × 5 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1901.85
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1901.85

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar: ovoidal, with flat shoulder and flat everted lip.
    Clay: hard, gray. reddish-brown on surface.
    Glaze: clear glaze over yellowish slip which has flaked off in some areas.
    Decoration: Incised throught slip to body; 4 panels of floral motifs.
  • Provenance

    To 1901
    Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1901 [1]
    From 1901 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Japanese Trading Company in 1901 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 968, 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

    Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (November 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Japanese Trading Company (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Jieshou kilns, Jieshou, Anhui province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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