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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th century
  • Geography

    Probably Dayao kiln, Longquan, Zhejiang province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 7.5 × 37.1 cm (2 15/16 × 14 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Dish: large export type, everted rim.
    Clay: white porcelain, heavily potted; burned brick-red where exposed in circular scar from firing stand.
    Glaze: fine green celadon, matte, footrim and base covered except for bare red ring.
    Decoration: moulded, carved and appliqued under the glaze; floral and scroll motifs; eleven five-petalled florets sprigged on rim; freely carved scroll (eight units) in cavetto. Peony in moulded relief in cneter bottom within a band of carved curved fluting.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Ceramics: 13th–14th Century (December 20, 2014 to January 3, 2016)
    Shades of Green and Blue: Chinese Celadon Ceramics (July 15, 1997 to September 7, 2004)
    Crosscurrents in Chinese and Islamic Ceramics (March 1, 1996 to July 1, 1997)
    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
  • Origin

    Probably Dayao kiln, Longquan, Zhejiang province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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