Historical period(s)
Northern Qi or Northern Zhou dynasty, 6th century
Medium
Earthenware with copper-green lead-silicate glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 59.8 x 46 cm (23 9/16 x 18 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, earthenware, Northern Qi dynasty (550 - 577), Northern Zhou dynasty (557 - 581)
Provenance

To 1930
C. T. Loo & Company, New York to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also 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
  • Sekai toji zenshu [Catalogue of the World's Ceramics]. 16 vols, Tokyo, 1955-1958. vol. 9: p. 166, fig. 12.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10.
  • Hai wai i chen [Chinese Art in Overseas Collections]. Taipei, 1985. vol. 3: p. 56.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 88, vol. 1: p. 174.
  • Margaret Medley. T'ang Pottery and Porcelain. Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain London and Boston. p. 19, pl. 3.
  • Northern Qi Ceramics. vol. 3 Tokyo. p. 24, pl. 13b.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 63.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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