Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century
Medium
Glazed clay
Style
Guangdong ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.6 x 6.7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Guangdong province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.48a-c
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
China, Guangdong ware, incense, Jun-style ware, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1907
Unidentified owner, China, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in China from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1500, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[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

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

Copyright with museum