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Deqing ware ewer

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At A Glance

  • Period

    4th-5th century
  • Geography

    Deqing kilns, Zhejiang province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with black glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 23.5 x 16.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1956.30
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1956.30

Object Details

  • Description

    Clay: coarse, gray stoneware.
    Glaze: thick oily black with olive green areas where thin, fine allover crackle.
    Decoration: moulded chicken head on spout; dragon head at top of handle.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires (May 9, 1993 to January 28, 2007)
    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)
    Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
  • Origin

    Deqing kilns, Zhejiang province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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