Small bottle with short straight neck (everted flat rim), broken

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th-19th century
  • Geography

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with white glaze and random copper green stripes
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 12.8 x 10.9 cm (5 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Provenance

    To ?
    Unknown Japanese collector, purchased in Thailand. [1]
    From ? to 1965
    Dean Frasché, acquired in Japan from an unknown Japanese collector. [2]
    From 1965
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché. [3]
    [1] According to remarks from Louise Cort dated May 20, 2015, Dean Frasché acquired bottle “…in Japan from a Japanese collector or dealer who had bought them in Thailand and believed them to be Japanese…” See Curatorial Remark 7 in the object record.
    [2] See Curatorial Remarks 6 and 7 in the object record.
    [3] See note 2.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dean Frasché (1906-1994)
  • Origin

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Dean Frasché
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