Dish with rim of interlocking rings

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, early 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with enamels over clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.7 x 23.5 cm (2 5/8 x 9 1/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1961.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
China, dragon, Jingdezhen ware, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1937 to 1961
C. T. Loo & Company, New York, from at least March 1937 [1]

From 1961
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company on May 3, 1961 [2]

Notes:

[1] See C. T. Loo's stockcard no. 85630 / LCP 48: "Large dish with openwork ring edge decorated with dragons and floral designs in gold and polychrome. Ming," C. T. Loo & Frank Caro Archive, Musée Guimet, Paris, copy in object file. According to information on the stockcard, the dish was returned to Loo's New York gallery from S. C. Davis in March 1937 and then sent to Paris a month later to be returned in October 1938. In November 1955, the dish was brought to the Freer Gallery for purchase consideration.

[2] See C. T. Loo's invoice, dated May 3, 1961, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

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