Incense burner

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, late 17th century
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 14.2 × 23.5 cm (5 9/16 × 9 1/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1978.40
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Incense burner

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

To 1975
A New York State estate, to 1975 [1]

From 1975 to 1978
Private collector, Washington, DC, purchased at the sale of a New York State estate, Adam A. Weschler & Son, auctioneers, Washington, DC, in 1975 [2]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, given by a private collector in 1978

Notes:

[1] According to the donor, this object was acquired at the 1975 sale of the contents from a New York State house, which consisted mostly of American and European furniture and furnishings (see Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record).

[2] See Curatorial Note 2, H.C. Lovell, 1978, in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Hin-cheung Lovell

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