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At A Glance

  • Period

    20th century
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Eggshell porcelain with overglaze polychrome decoration
  • Dimension

    H x W: 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1983 to 1993
    Walter Bell, Potomac, Maryland, purchased in Shanghai, China. [1]
    From 1993
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Walter Bell, Potomac, Maryland. [2]
    [1] According to Louise Cort’s remark from March 10, 1993, Walter Bell purchased the vase in Shanghai around 1983 in a government antique warehouse. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
    [2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Walter Bell
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Walter Bell
  • Type

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