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


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


[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) and Custodian(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Starr

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