Bowl with incised decoration and false Zhengde (1506-1521) mark

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with lead-silicate glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.6 x 11.7 cm (2 3/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1935.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
China, copy, flower, Jingdezhen ware, phoenix, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), 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 bowl. Ming dynasty."

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

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