Cup with unglazed rim

Jacoby description with Louise Cort’s annotations, as of 25 March 1990: Porcelain small cup on high ring foot, curved side, unglazed lip rim. Decorated inside with a floral spray, coated in a bluish glaze, Sung, 907-1127 A.D.

The body of the bowl is almost hemispherical in shape and the foot is narrow and relatively tall. The vessel is a light blue/green color except at the rim where it is off-white and unglazed. A simple, incised flower decoration is present in the center of the inner surface.

Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty, 11th-early 12th century
Medium
Porcelain with translucent pale blue (qingbai) glaze
Style
Qingbai ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.4 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1991.75
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
China, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), porcelain, Qingbai ware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Jacoby description with Louise Cort's annotations, as of 25 March 1990: Porcelain small cup on high ring foot, curved side, unglazed lip rim. Decorated inside with a floral spray, coated in a bluish glaze, Sung, 907-1127 A.D.

The body of the bowl is almost hemispherical in shape and the foot is narrow and relatively tall. The vessel is a light blue/green color except at the rim where it is off-white and unglazed. A simple, incised flower decoration is present in the center of the inner surface.

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