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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 17th-early 18th century
  • Geography

    Zhang kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 22.3 × 8.1 cm (8 3/4 × 3 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.181
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.181

Object Details

  • Description

    Vase: slender baluster-form; two open curved handles, one repaired. Base deeply depressed. Wood stand
    Clay: hard, white.
    Glaze: lustrous cream-white; stained under glaze.
    Decoration: two wheel-made ridges.
    One of a pair: F1917.180 - F1917.181.
  • Provenance

    To 1917
    Tonying and Company, New York to 1917 [1]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1917 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2510, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. By at least 1917, Tonying and Company maintained business locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, London, and New York, NY.
    [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
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Zhang kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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