Yixing ware Teapot

Artist: Li Chung-fang
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1620
Unglazed stoneware
Yixing ware
H x W: 9.4 x 15.6 cm (3 11/16 x 6 1/8 in)
China, Jiangsu province, Yixing
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), stoneware, tea, WWII-era provenance, Yixing ware
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Pang Yuanji. Hsu chai ming tao tu lu (Xuzhai ming tao tu lu) [Catalogue of Chinese Pottery in the Collection of Pang Yuan-chi]. 2 vols. Taipei. vol. 1: p. 11.
  • Gerard Tsang. Yixing tao yi [Yixing Pottery]. Hong Kong. pl. 2.
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 119.
  • Chung-kuo ch'a hu ta kuan. Taipei. p. 20, pl. 2.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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