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Zhangzhou ware water dropper in the form of a duck

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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

    Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with iron pigment and lead-silicate enamel glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.2 x 8.1 cm (2 7/16 x 3 3/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: soft, gray.
    Glaze: green and brown.
  • Provenance

    To 1918
    Herman A. E. Jaehne, to 1918 [1]
    From 1918 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Herman A. E. Jaehne in 1918 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] Object file, original folder sheet. Also see object file, curatorial remarks, Louise A. Cort, February 27, 2007.
    [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

    The Tea Ceremony as Melting Pot (January 31 to July 18, 2004)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Herman A. E. Jaehne
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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