Dehua ware image of seated Buddha

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 16th-mid 17th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Style
Dehua ware
Dimensions
H x W: 17.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Dehua kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.111a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, China, Dehua ware, dhyana mudra, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), ushnisha
Provenance

1904
Long Sang Ti and Company, 1904m [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Long Sang Ti and Company in 1904 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1290, 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)

Long Sang Ti and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum