Historical period(s)
Neolithic period, 2000 BCE
Earthenware with iron pigments
Gansu ware
H x W: 29.7 x 26 cm (11 11/16 x 10 1/4 in)
China, Gansu province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, earthenware, Gansu ware, Neolithic period (ca. 7000 - ca. 1700 BCE)

To 1930
George Findlay Andrew (1887-1971), Gansu, China to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from George Findlay Andrew, Gansu, China, through Carl W. Bishop in 1930 [2]


[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also account book for Freer Gallery of Art Expedition Fund, February 10, 1930 to June 30, 1932, second page of Gold Account.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

George Findlay Andrew 1887-1971

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