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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 19th-early 20th century
  • Geography

    Dongguan, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear, green-toned glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 6.2 x 15.3 cm (2 7/16 x 6 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    The bowl is rounded and relatively deep with a slightly flared lip and a wide low foot. The glaze is a light green/blue color; on the outside surface is a painted underglaze design comprised of volutes and plant forms executed in a calligraphic style.
  • Provenance

    To 1991
    Maureen R. Jacoby (died 2002), Chestertown, Maryland. [1]
    From 1991
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Maureen R. Jacoby, Chestertown, Maryland. [2]
    [1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby (1927– 2002)
  • Origin

    Dongguan, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
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