Yaozhou type bowl with molded decoration

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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th century
  • Geography

    Chengguan kiln, Henan province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.5 x 21.1 cm (2 9/16 x 8 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1919.91
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1919.91

Object Details

  • Description

    Celadon bowl -- Northern Celadon.
    Bowl: low broad-ovoidal; bold basal ring; attachments of kiln slag.
    Clay: hard, grayish.
    Glaze: luminous variable grayish-green celadon.
    Decoration: interior: four flowers attached to leafy scroll impressed in the paste under glaze.
    One of a pair: F1919.91-F1919.92.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • 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. 2616, 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.
  • Origin

    Chengguan kiln, Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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