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Jizhou ware tea bowl

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At A Glance

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  • Period

    1279-1368
  • Geography

    Jizhou kilns, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze splashed with wood-ash solution
  • Dimension

    H x W: 4.9 x 11.2 cm (1 15/16 x 4 7/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1913.40
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1913.40

Object Details

  • Description

    Tea-bowl; low, on roughly modelled foot.
    Clay: dense, hard, buff.
    Glaze: rich black mottled with grayish cream, over an ochre-yellow.
  • 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. 2376, 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

    Rediscovering Korea’s Past (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    Chinese Ceramics: 13th–14th Century (December 20, 2014 to January 3, 2016)
  • 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
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
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