Vase with incised and applied decoration

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Zhang ware
Dimensions
H x W: 27.1 x 14.1 cm (10 11/16 x 5 9/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Zhang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1916.489
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

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

To 1916
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1916 [1]

From 1916 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, in New York in 1916 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2493, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 6, undated folder sheet note, in the object record, this object was reproduced in Masterpieces in Chinese National Art, the Collection of Mr. Seaouke Yue, [Shanghai; 1916], pl. 81.

[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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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