Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with rice-straw ash glaze
Style
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Dimensions
H x W: 17 x 16.3 cm (6 11/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Guangdong province, Foshan, Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.46
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

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

To 1897
Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 25, 1898, no. 216 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1]See Original Pottery List, L. 139, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Charles A. Dana stamp affixed, No. 216.

[2] See note 1. See also, Curatorial Remark 3, C.L. Freer, 1918, and Curatorial Remark 7, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Charles A. Dana 1819 - 1897

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum