Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1662-1722
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 25.6 Ă— 13 cm (10 1/16 Ă— 5 1/8 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
F1992.46
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
China, cobalt glaze, Jingdezhen ware, landscape, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Prior to 1991
Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc., Washington, DC, prior to 1991 [1]

1992
Mrs. Maureen Jacoby, Washington, DC, acquired by exchange from Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc. in 1992 [2]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in 1992

Notes:

[1] In 1991 the object was viewed at Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc. by Louise Cort (see Louise Cort's undated memo in the object file).

[2] In 1991 Louise Cort had identified the object as of interest for the Freer collection (see Louise Cort's undated memo in the object file). Mrs. Maureen Jacoby then acquired the object in exchange for partial proceeds from the sale of certain ceramics from the collection of her late husband (Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby, died 1989), which, at the request of the Freer Gallery, were placed at Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc. for sale (according to a memo from Louise Cort to Milo Beach and Beth Duley, dated May 22, 1992, in the object file).

Previous Owner(s)

Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc.
Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby 1927– 2002

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