Bowl with landscapes

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with lead-silicate enamels over colorless clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 7.5 x 15.9 cm (2 15/16 x 6 1/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Polychrome--Guyuexuan (Ku Yueh Hsuan) type.
    Bowl, spreading ovoidal; thin basal ring. Ivory stand.
    Clay: semi-translucent; musical.
    Glaze: glossy, white.
    Decoration: in over-glaze enamels, including four inscription with seals.
    Mark in raised blue enamel: Yongzheng (Yung Cheng).
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965)
  • Provenance

    Yamanaka and Company, New York 1929 [1]
    From 1929
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1929 [2]
    [1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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