Qingbai ware bowl with incised decoration

Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty, 11th century
Porcelain with translucent pale-blue (qingbai) glaze
Qingbai ware
H x W: 7 x 17.5 cm (2 3/4 x 6 7/8 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), porcelain, Qingbai ware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), WWII-era provenance

To 1944
Mathias Komor, New York to 1944

From 1944
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mathias Komor, New York in 1944 [1]


[1] Undated folder sheet note. For additional information, see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mathias Komor 1909-1984

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