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Yixing ware Teapot

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At A Glance

  • Period

    attributed to 1620 but likely 19th-early 20th century
  • Geography

    Yixing, Jiangsu province, China
  • Material

    Unglazed stoneware
  • Dimension

    H x W: 9.4 x 15.6 cm (3 11/16 x 6 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1939.64a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1939.64a-b

Object Details

  • Artist

    Li Chung-fang
  • Description

    Teapot with cover.
    Body: dark chocolate brown clay, fired hard.
    Glaze: none.
    Decoration: vertical fluting of the body; cover and foot.
    Inscription of seven characters incised on base.
  • Inscriptions

    Inscription of seven characters incised on base.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
    Ming Dynasty Paintings (December 4, 1978 to June 14, 1979)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, East Asian Ceramics and Paintings, East Corridor (January 8, 1947 to ---)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics and Paintings (November 14, 1944 to May 3, 1946)
    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)
  • Origin

    Yixing, Jiangsu province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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