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At A Glance

  • Period

    1279-1368
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with transparent pale-blue (qingbai) glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 15 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1919.89
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1919.89

Object Details

  • Description

    Vase: small high-shouldered, incomplete baluster form.
    Clay: hard, white.
    Glaze: pale "clair de lune," a clear greenish white; crackled.
    One of a pair: F1919.88-1919.89.
  • Provenance

    To 1919
    You Xiaoxi (late 19th-early 20th century), Shanghai, to 1919 [1]
    1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1919 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2614, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 7, Louise Cort, April 20, 2011, in the object record.
    [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

    You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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