Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 17th century
Stoneware with rice-straw-ash glaze
H x W: 19.5 x 15.4 cm (7 11/16 x 6 1/16 in)
China, Fujian province or Guangdong province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), rice-straw-ash glaze, stoneware

To 1910
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1910 [1]

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1910 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2012, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. cat. 254.
  • Kawahara Masahiko Nakazato Tarouemon XII (Muan). Toji taikei (Complete Collection of Far Eastern Ceramics). 48 vols., Tokyo, 1972-1978. cat. 15.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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