Dish with rim of interlocking rings

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


China, dragon, Jingdezhen ware, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era 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]


[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," Frank Caro Archive, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 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 active 1908-1950

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

Copyright with museum