Jun ware water pot in the form of a lotus bud

Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
Medium
Stoneware with Jun glaze
Style
Jun ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 9.7 x 10.9 cm (3 13/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1898.36
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Water pot

Keywords
China, Jun ware, lotus, stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1897
Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 24-26, 1898, no. 145 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 136, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles A. Dana 1819 - 1897
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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