Cizhou-type bottle with inscribed date and design of flying birds

Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 1341
Stoneware with dark glaze and iron-rich pigment
Cizhou-type ware
H x W x D: 29.5 x 16.9 x 16.9 cm (11 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 6 5/8 in)
China, Shanxi province
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth Hamm Glass
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


bird, China, Cizhou ware, stoneware, WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Qin Dashu. Guantai cizhou yaozi. vol. XXVII Beijing, Spring 2011. p. 155, fig. 5.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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