Jar with design of phoenix and dragon

Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under turquoise glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 31.6 × 32.9 cm (12 7/16 × 12 15/16 in)
Geography
China, Hebei province, Pengcheng, Cizhou kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.36
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, phoenix, stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance
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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