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Tomb model of a stove

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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 1st-early 3rd century
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Earthenware with vestiges of copper-green lead-silicate glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 14 x 46 x 21.6 cm (5 1/2 x 18 1/8 x 8 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1979.42a-c
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1979.42a-c

Object Details

  • Description

    Tomb model of a stove, oval-ended oblong, open bottom, flute at end, two removable pots fitted to openings and a fixed well, perhaps for hot water.
    Clay: light brick red, very soft, low-fired.
    Glaze: vestiges of thin light green glaze, as well as mud, especially on the two pots.
  • Provenance

    From at least 1934
    Freer Gallery of Art, acquired by Carl Whiting Bishop sometime during his expeditions in China between 1923 and 1934.
    Notes:
    [1] The object was transferred from the Freer Study Collection (Bishop Collection) to the permanent collection in August 8, 1974. See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office. Also see Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
  • Type

    Model
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