Vase in form of archaic bronze zun

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Style
Yixing ware
Dimensions
H x W: 22.4 x 15.7 cm (8 13/16 x 6 3/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangsu province, Yixing
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1911.352
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware, Yixing ware
Provenance

To 1911
Sato, Nagasaki, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Sato in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2138, 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)

Sato (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Warren E. Cox. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. 2 vols., New York. vol. 1: p. 427, pl. 129.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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