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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 10th-early 12th century
  • Geography

    Shanxi province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 6.5 × 20.9 cm (2 9/16 × 8 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1911.329
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1911.329

Object Details

  • Description

    Unclassified.
    Bowl: low flaring, on low foot. Firecrack in base.
    Clay: hard, whitish.
    Glaze: rich yellowish-cream over light-brown slip; crazed and discolored.
    Decoration: incised ring, inside.
  • Provenance

    To 1911
    Unidentified owner, Honan-fu, China, to 1911 [1]
    From 1911 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner at Honan-fu in 1911 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2099, 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

    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Shanxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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