Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1700-1750
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 6 × 35.7 cm (2 3/8 × 14 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Harriett C. Mathews in honor of Adriana Johanna Chutter-Kasteleijn
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1996.30
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

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

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

Notes:

[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)

Mrs. Harriett Mathews

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