Cizhou ware vase

Historical period(s)
Northern Song or Jin dynasty, 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with white and black slips under colorless transparent glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 22.6 x 12.4 cm (8 7/8 x 4 7/8 in)
Geography
China, Hebei province, Cizhou county, Guantai kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1929.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

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

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]

Notes:

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

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(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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