Small bottle with short straight neck (rim broken off?)

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with white glaze and random splashes of copper green pigment
Style
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 12 x 9.3 cm (4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Guangdong province, Foshan, Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Dean Frasché
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2221
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Shiwan ware, stoneware
Provenance

To ?
Unknown Japanese collector, purchased in Thailand. [1]

From ? to 1965
Dean Frasché, acquired in Japan from an unknown Japanese collector. [2]

From 1965
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Dean Frasché. [3]

Notes:

[1] According to remarks from Louise Cort dated May 20, 2015, Dean Frasché acquired bottle “…in Japan from a Japanese collector or dealer who had bought them in Thailand and believed them to be Japanese…” See Curatorial Remark 7 in the object record.

[2] See Curatorial Remarks 6 and 7 in the object record.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Dean Frasché 1906-1994

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