Fragment of a blue-and-white glazed Chinese vessel

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th century-mid-17th century
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt decoration under clear colorless glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 1 x 5.3 cm (3/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-2540
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vessel (fragment)

Keywords
China, flower, Jingdezhen ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), porcelain
Provenance

1957
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington DC, collected in the vicinity of Wat Pa Tung kilns, San Kamphaeng, Thailand. [1]

From 1957
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also John A. Pope Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982

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