Zhangzhou ware dish with design of phoenix and peony

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 16th-early 17th century
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear, colorless glaze
Zhangzhou ware
H x Diam: 5.4 × 28.5 cm (2 1/8 × 11 1/4 in)
China, Fujian province, Zhangzhou kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Joan Lebold and Jerome A. Cohen
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Ceramic, Vessel


bird, China, flower, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), peony, phoenix, porcelain, WWII-era provenance, Zhangzhou ware

From the 1960s to 1991
Mr. Jerome A. and Mrs. Joan Lebold Cohen, New York, NY, acquired in Indonesia in the 1960s [1]

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mr. Jerome A. and Mrs. Joan Lebold Cohen in 1991


[1] According to verbal communication that was documented by Louise Cort on February 10, 1992.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Cohen and Joan Lebold

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