string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1915.46" Jizhou ware tea bowl with tortoiseshell glaze - National Museum of Asian Art

Jizhou ware tea bowl with tortoiseshell glaze

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1279-1368
  • Geography

    Jizhou kilns, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron and ash glazes; metal rim
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 4.7 × 10.7 cm (1 7/8 × 4 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.46
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.46

Object Details

  • Description

    Tea-bowl: small, low; brass rim. Red lacquer stand.
    Clay: hard, dense, gray-white.
    Glaze: dark brown mottled with cream.
  • Provenance

    To 1915
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Original undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 2425, 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

    Mind Over Matter: Zen in Medieval Japan (March 5, 2022 - July 24, 2022)
  • 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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