Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1700-1750
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Jingdezhen ware
H x Diam: 6 × 35.7 cm (2 3/8 × 14 1/16 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Harriett C. Mathews in honor of Adriana Johanna Chutter-Kasteleijn
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, cobalt pigment, flower, Jingdezhen ware, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)

From 1888-1911
Jan S.C. Kasteleign, acquired in Sumatra, Indonesia, in 1888-1911 [1]

To 1996
Mrs. Harriett Mathews, Bethesda, MD, by descent from Jan S.C. Kasteleign, to 1996 [2]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mrs. Harriett Mathews in 1996


[1] The object was acquired by Jan S.C. Kasteleign, the donor's maternal grandfather, who was the Dutch General Manager of Plantations in Sumatra, Indonesia (according to information in the object record). See also, Curatorial Remark 1, Louise A. Cort, August 27, 1996, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mrs. Harriett Mathews

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