Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century
Stoneware with gray-green celadon-type glaze
H x Diam (overall): 3.9 x 4.6 cm (1 9/16 x 1 13/16 in)
China, probably Fujian province
Credit Line
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Cambodia, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)

From 1954-57 to 2003
Private collector, purchased from a workman on the site of Angkor Wat sometime between 1954 and 1957. [1]

From 2003
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of private collector. [2]


[1] The private collector acquired the jar within the precincts of Angkor Wat during one of many trips to Angkor while living in Saigon, Vietnam (1954-1957). A workman who was cleaning out of the two rectangular pools that flank the causeway leading to the temple showed the pot, which the collector bought from him. See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Acquisition Consideration form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

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