Historical period(s)
probably Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stoneware with lead-silicate glazes
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 25.2 x 13.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Jiaozuo, Dangyangyu kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1934.22
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, earthenware, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), Liao dynasty (907 - 1125), lotus, WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1934
Tonying and Company, New York. [1]

From 1934
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 31.
  • Untitled Article. Washington, July 21, 1935. p. 5.
  • Grace Dunham Guest, Archibald Gibson Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 8.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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