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At A Glance

  • Period

    11th-early 12th century
  • Geography

    Guantai kilns, Hebei province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip (stained pink) under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 7.6 x 20 cm (3 x 7 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.33
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.33

Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl: irregular flaring ovoidal; low foot. Three spur-marks inside.
    Clay: hard, whitish.
    Glaze: cream-white broadly flushed with rose-pink. Rim unglazed.
  • Provenance

    To 1915
    John Fenning, New York, to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from John Fenning in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2423, 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

    Early Chinese Pottery and Scultpure, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916 (March 6 to October 15, 1916)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    John Fenning (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Guantai kilns, Hebei province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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