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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th-17th century
  • Geography

    Guangdong or Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze; black lacquer repairs
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 17.2 × 19.9 cm (6 3/4 × 7 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1902.183
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1902.183

Object Details

  • Description

    Bottle with broad flat shoulder and short neck. Black lacquer restorations.
    Clay: hard, grayish.
    Glaze: lustrous yellow-brown, clouded with dark greenish-brown. Slight bronze iridescence.
  • Provenance

    To 1902
    Shozo Kato, London, to 1902 [1]
    From 1902 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shozo Kato in 1902 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1164, 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
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Shozo Kato (1851-1930) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Guangdong or Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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