Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, early 8th-late 3rd century BCE
Medium
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions
H x W: 42.2 x 51 cm (16 5/8 x 20 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Gansu province
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Starr in memory of Langdon Warner
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1979.45
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1925 to 1978
Richard F. Starr, purchased in Lanchow, China, in 1925 [1]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Starr of Upperville, VA, in 1978

Notes:

[1] According to provenance information provided by Richard F. Starr, in two letters held in the object's file (see Curatorial Note 2, T. Lawton, 1979, in the object record).

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Starr

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