Slops jar (zhadou)

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Zhengde reign, 1506-1521
Medium
Porcelain with colorless glaze and enamels on the biscuit
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 11.3 × 14.6 cm (4 7/16 × 5 3/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1952.21a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar (zhadou)

Keywords
China, dragon, Jingdezhen ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), porcelain, WWII-era provenance, Zhengde reign (1506 - 1521)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • William Watson. The Art of Dynastic China. New York, 1981. ill. 669.
  • Capolavori nei secoli: Enciclopedia di tutte i popoli in tutti i tempi. 12 vols., Milan, 1961 - 1964. vol. 3: p. 88.
  • Ming Porcelains in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1953. p. 34, fig. 30.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 73.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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