Jar with design of phoenix and dragon

Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under turquoise glaze
Cizhou ware
H x Diam: 31.6 × 32.9 cm (12 7/16 × 12 15/16 in)
China, Hebei province, Pengcheng, Cizhou kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Cizhou ware, phoenix, stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 83.
  • , Laurence Binyon, Osvald Siren. The Romance of Chinese Art. Garden City. b/w pp. 18-19.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica., 14th ed. New York. pl. 31.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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