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Waster of water dropper in form of peach

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with copper-red splashed under translucent, pale blue (qingbai) glaze
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Qingbai fragment with underglaze copper splashes.
  • Inscriptions

    Mark written in black pigment on base: 1943 GTO.
  • Provenance

    To 1968
    Leandro Locsin, Manila Philippines. [1]
    From 1968 to 1978
    John A. Pope, Washington DC, acquired from Leandro Locsin in Manila, Philippines. [2]
    From 1978
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [3]
    [1] Curatorial Remarks 1 and 4 in the object record.
    [2] According to Louise Cort’s remark from April 4, 2014, “John Pope probably received this sherd from Leandro Locsin while in Manila in 1968 for the Trade Ceramics Seminar.” See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
    [3] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Ceramics: Art and Technology (November 19, 1984 to February 24, 1985)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Leandro Locsin
    Dr. John Alexander Pope (1906-1982)
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of John A. Pope
  • Type

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