Bowl with lid, for weiqi game counters

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 12.5 × 16.6 cm (4 15/16 × 6 9/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1898.44a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl with lid

Keywords
China, Jingdezhen ware, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware
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. 150 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 137, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1. See also, Curatorial Remark 3, C.L. Freer, February 9, 1918, and Curatorial Remark 8, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.

[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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