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Zhangzhou ware dish with design of phoenix and peony

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 16th-early 17th century
  • Geography

    Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear, colorless glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 5.4 × 28.5 cm (2 1/8 × 11 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Dish with design of phoenix and peony.
    Clay: porcelain:
    Glaze: gray-toned clear glaze. Heavy deposits of grit adhere to the glaze on the footrim.
    Decoration: in cobalt pigment under the glaze.
  • Provenance

    From the 1960s to 1991
    Mr. Jerome A. and Mrs. Joan Lebold Cohen, New York, NY, acquired in Indonesia in the 1960s [1]
    From 1991
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mr. Jerome A. and Mrs. Joan Lebold Cohen in 1991
    [1] According to verbal communication that was documented by Louise Cort on February 10,
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Peacock Room in Blue and White (May 18, 2019 to June 1, 2022)
    Nine Deaths, Two Births: Xu Bing's Phoenix Project (April 27 to September 2, 2013)
    The Peacock Room (May 2, 1923 to February 21, 2011)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Cohen and Joan Lebold
  • Origin

    Zhangzhou kilns, Fujian province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joan Lebold and Jerome A. Cohen
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