Dish, one of a pair with F1992.55.1

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At A Glance

  • Period

    mid 18th century
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 4.6 × 28.5 cm (1 13/16 × 11 1/4 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Round, shallow blue and white glazed bowl/plate. Decoration in dark blue underglaze depicts figure with outstretched arms ("Leaping Boy") to the left of a house/shrine. Small rural, mountain scenes surround. Three floral compositions along interior of sloping rim.
  • Provenance

    Recovered from the Geldermalsen Shipwreck [1]
    From 1986 to 1992
    Mrs. Ruth Ganister and Mr. Anton Rosenthal, West Chester, PA, purchased at auction, "The Nanking Cargo," Christie's, Amsterdam, April 28 - May 2, 1986, lot no. 4616C [2]
    From 1992
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mrs. Ruth Ganister and Mr. Anton Rosenthal in 1992
    [1] According to information in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Peacock Room in Blue and White (May 18, 2019 to June 1, 2022)
    The Peacock Room (May 2, 1923 to February 21, 2011)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mrs. Ruth Ganister
    Mr. Anton Rosenthal
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Ruth E. Ganister and Anton H. Rosenthal
  • Type

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