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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    12th century
  • Geography

    Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron-pigmented glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 8.8 x 19.2 cm (3 7/16 x 7 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1909.369
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1909.369

Object Details

  • Description

    Tea-bowl: deep, flaring on low foot. Repaired rim.
    Clay: hard, dark.
    Glaze: purplish-black, dappled with silvery flecks.
  • Provenance

    To 1909
    Shinsuke Hayashi, Kyoto to 1909 [1]
    From 1909 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Shinsuke Hayashi, Kyoto in 1909 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2038, 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

    Setting the Bar: Arts of the Song dynasty (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Chinese Ceramics: 10th–13th Century (November 5, 2011 to January 3, 2015)
    Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
    Chinese Ceramics (March 15, 1982 to July 10, 1986)
    Chinese Art (March 9, 1981 to March 12, 1982)
    Chinese Ceramics (May 9, 1980 to March 6, 1981)
    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
    Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics (March 7, 1957 to January 1, 1963)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
    Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 13 (November 10, 1955 to March 1, 1957)
    Untitled Exhibition, East Asian Ceramics and Paintings, East Corridor (January 8, 1947 to ---)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics and Paintings (November 14, 1944 to May 3, 1946)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics, 1943 (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
    Chinese Painting and Pottery (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
    Early Chinese Pottery and Scultpure, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916 (March 6 to October 15, 1916)
    Untitled Exhibition, The Japan Society, February 1914 (February 1914)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Shinsuke Hayashi 林新助 (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 15: Setting the Bar: Arts of the Song Dynasty
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