Box with cover

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with iron wash and Guan-style glaze
Style
Guan style ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 2.8 × 9.3 cm (1 1/8 × 3 11/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1935.4a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
China, flower, Guan ware, Modern period (1912 - present), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1934 to 1935
C. T. Loo & Company, New York from at least December 1, 1934 [1]

From 1935
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company on February 2, 1935 [2]

Notes:

[1] See "List of objects owned by C. T. Loo, New York and [left by him] at the Gallery for examination on December 1, 1934," copy in object file.

[2] See C. T. Loo's invoice dated February 2, 1935, copy in object file. The object was purchased from Loo as "Chinese pottery box. Sung dynasty."

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

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