Xing or Xing-type ware slop jar

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Porcelain with transparent colorless glaze
Style
Xing or Xing-type ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 10.4 × 15.6 cm (4 1/8 × 6 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Probably Hebei province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.325
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Slop jar

Keywords
China, porcelain, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), Xing ware
Provenance

To 1909
Worch et Cie, Paris, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Worch et Cie in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1995, 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)

Worch et Cie (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Mrs. Hin-cheung Lovell. Sung and Yuan Monochrome Lacquers in the Freer Gallery. vol. 9 Washington and Ann Arbor. pl. 9.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 24.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 122, vol. 1: p. 178.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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