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Jizhou ware tea bowl

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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-early 13th century
  • Geography

    Jizhou kilns, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; metal rim
  • Dimension

    H x W: 5.5 x 11.7 cm (2 3/16 x 4 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1913.38
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1913.38

Object Details

  • Description

    Tea bowl: small flaring on low basal ring; gold rim. Lacquer stand.
    Clay: dense, buff.
    Glaze: dark mahogany red; splashed with blue and grayish-yellow, inside.
    Decoration: inside; blossom forms painted in brown-black.
  • Provenance

    To 1913
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1913 [1]
    From 1913 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1913 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2374, Freer Galley 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

    Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
    Untitled Exhibition of Ceramics (March 31, 1994 to March 6, 1995)
    James McNeill Whistler at the Freer Gallery of Art (May 11, 1984 to December 5, 1984)
    Luminous Shadows (April 1, 1982 to June 21, 1982)
    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
    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

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Jizhou kilns, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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