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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 20th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Earthenware painted in lustre over opaque white glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 9.9 x 35.9 cm (3 7/8 x 14 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl: Large, ovoidal, with flaring rim; low foot.
    Glaze: opaque cream-white, stanniferous.
    Decoration: painted in yellow lustre over glaze. Inscriptions.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Parish-Watson Company
  • Provenance

    To 1925
    Parish-Watson Company, New York. [1]
    From 1925
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Parish-Watson Company, New York in Feb. 1925. [2]
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1. Also, see sales receipt in the Accession File, Collections Management Office.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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