Cizhou ware vase

Historical period(s)
Northern Song or Jin dynasty, 12th century
Stoneware with white and black slips under colorless transparent glaze
Cizhou ware
H x Diam (overall): 22.6 x 12.4 cm (8 7/8 x 4 7/8 in)
China, Hebei province, Cizhou county, Guantai kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Cizhou ware, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), lotus, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), stoneware

To 1929
C. T. Loo & Company, New York to 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1929 [2]


[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

Published References
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Obei shuzo chugoku toji zuroku [Chinese Ceramics in the West]. Tokyo. pl. 40.
  • Mayuyama Junkichi, H. Igaki. Chinese Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 43, October 1956. pl. 1.
  • Warren E. Cox. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. 2 vols., New York. vol. 1: p. 193, fig. 363.
  • Jan Wirgin. Sung Ceramic Designs. no. 42, Stockholm. pp. 1-272.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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