Tankard

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Yongle or possibly Xuande reign, early 15th century
Medium
porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W: 14 x 12.8 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1951.15
On View Location
Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tankard

Keywords
China, flower, Jingdezhen ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), porcelain, WWII-era provenance, Xuande reign (1426 - 1435), Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Jan Wirgin. Ming Porcelain in the Collection of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities: Hongwu to Chenghua. no. 63 Stockholm. p.64.
  • The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor. Washington and New York. p. 285.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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