Beaker-shaped jar with lid

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 32.7 × 13.8 cm (12 7/8 × 5 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kumm in memory of Florence Mabel Beale
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1982.15a-c
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, cobalt pigment, flower, Jingdezhen ware, Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722), lotus, peony, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From late 19th century
Florence Mabel Beale, acquired in China in the late 19th century [1]

From 1948 to 1982
Dr. and Mrs. Henry W. Kumm, Columbia, MD, by inheritance in 1948 [2]

From 1982
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kumm in 1982

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 5 in object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kumm
Florence Mabel Beale

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