Cup with handles

Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 475-221 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.5 x 13.2 x 10.6 cm (1 3/4 x 5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in)
Geography
China, Probably Jincun, Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1931.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), nephrite, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE), wine
Provenance

To 1931
C. T. Loo & Company, New York to 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

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

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Published References
  • Zusetsu sekai bunkashi taikei (Cultural History of the World). 27 vols., Tokyo, 1958-1961. Vol. 15, p. 148.
  • Sueji Umehara. Shina kokogaku ronko (Studies in Chinese Archaeology). Showa 13 Tokyo, 1938-1940. pl. 85, fig. 5.
  • Sueji Umehara. Shina kogyoku zuroku (Selected Specimens of Chinese Archaic Jade). Kyoto, 1955. pl. 59.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei (Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang). Kyoto. pl. 78.
  • Osvald Siren. Kinas Konst Under Tre Artusenden. 2 vols., Stockholm, 1942-1943. pl. 57 b.
  • Sekai bijutsu zenshu (A Complete Collection of World Art). 40 vols., Tokyo, F1951-1953. cat. 89-90.
  • Alfred Salmony. Carved Jade of Ancient China. Berkeley, 1938. pl. 55, no. 2.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Carved Jades. The Arts of the East London. pl. 39.
  • Hai wai i chen (Chinese Art in Overseas Collections). Taipei, 1985. .
  • Chugoku bijutsu (Chinese Art in Western Collections). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1972-1973. fig. 105.
  • Michael Sullivan. The Arts of China., 3rd ed. Berkeley. p. 77.
  • Na Chih-liang. "玉器通史." Yu ch'i t'ung shih (A General Study of Chinese Jade). Hong Kong, 1965. p. 86, fig. 113.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Jade Carving. London. pp. 113-114, pl. 19a.
  • Richard Gump. Jade: Stone of Heaven., 1st ed. Garden City, NY, 1962. p. 140.
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 102, p. 155.
  • Chugoku no bijutsu (The Arts of China ). 6 vols., Kyoto. p. 202, pl. 52.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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