Jar with rattan harness

Clay: hard, gray.
Glaze: thin, glassy, yellow-brown. Interior, lower portion of body, flat base unglazed. Adhesions on one side.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Medium
Stoneware with translucent iron glaze; rattan support
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.6 × 6.7 cm (3 3/8 × 2 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1900.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1899
Carl Edelheim (1844-1899), Philadelphia, to 1899 [1]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the Edelheim Collection sale, American Art Association, New York, NY, in March 1900 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 742, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 8, Louise Cort, May 12, 2009, in the object record.

[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)

Carl Edelheim 1844-1899
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Clay: hard, gray.
Glaze: thin, glassy, yellow-brown. Interior, lower portion of body, flat base unglazed. Adhesions on one side.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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