Writer's box

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1735-1795
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with celadon glaze; wooden stand
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 5.7 x 22.2 x 6.7 cm (2 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 2 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1955.15a-c
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1955.15a-c

Object Details

  • Description

    Monochrome - celadon.
    Body: fine white porcelain.
    Glaze: transparent, pale celadon green.
    Decoration: delicate slip painting of dragon among clouds on top, interlocking scrolls on sides; incised thunder pattern on sides of cover.
    Reign mark on base.
  • Marks

    Reign-mark in 6 seal characters in underglaze blue on base.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Ceramics (March 15, 1982 to July 10, 1986)
    Chinese Art (March 9, 1981 to March 12, 1982)
    Chinese Ceramics (May 9, 1980 to March 6, 1981)
    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
    Bicentennial Exhibition: Chinese Art (December 5, 1975 to November 10, 1976)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
    Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 13 (November 10, 1955 to March 1, 1957)
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Container
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