Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, mid 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Longquan ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.7 x 15.3 cm (2 1/4 x 6 in)
Geography
China, Zhejiang Province, Longquan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.12
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
China, green glaze, Longquan ware, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1908
John La Farge (1835-1910), New York and Newport, RI, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the John La Farge Collection, American Art Association, New York, February 13-14, 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L.1683, 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)

John La Farge 1835 - 1910
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
American Art Association (C.L. Freer source) established 1883

Published References
  • James C.Y. Watt. The Ceramic Wares of Fukien of the Sung and Yuan Periods. vol. 1 Tokyo. pp. 74-75.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum