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At A Glance

  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    Dangyangyu kilns, Jiaozuo, Henan province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with lead-silicate glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W: 25.2 x 13.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1934.22
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1934.22

Object Details

  • Description

    Vase: ovoidal, with slender trumpet neck; strong basal ring. Neck broken near half-way point and repaired.
    Clay: hard, buff, low-fired, dense, cream-white.
    Glaze: white slip covered by transparent glaze, with local areas colored green, yellow and cream-color; the surface now largely iridescent. Earth adhesions. Green glaze on base.
    Decoration: lotus design deeply incised in outline.
  • Provenance

    To 1934
    Tonying and Company, New York. [1]
    From 1934
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, West Corridor, 1947 (January 8, 1947 to February 10, 1947)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork, Pottery, and Painting (March 23, 1944 to May 2, 1946)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese and Korean Ceramics (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics, 1943 (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Painting and Ceramics (March 14, 1931 to March 22, 1943)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Tonying and Company 通運公司 (established 1902)
  • Origin

    Dangyangyu kilns, Jiaozuo, Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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