Neck of a large vase with dragons in relief

Medium
Porcelain with clear glaze.
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Marion McDowell
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-4279
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase (fragment)

Keywords
China, dragon, porcelain
Provenance

From 1981 to 1996
Mr. Marion McDowell, recovered from a shipwreck near Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean in 1981. [1]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. Marion McDowell, accessioned in to the collection in 1996. [2]

Notes:

[1] The donor, Mr. Marion McDowell recovered the object from a shipwreck near Ascension Island on the South Atlantic Ocean in 1981. See letter from Mr. McDowell to the Freer Gallery of Art dated September 10, 1981, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] The object was accessioned into the Freer Study Collection in 1996. See folder sheet note dated September 5, 1996, copy in object file, Collections Management Office. See also note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Marion McDowell

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