Image of Daoist goddess with two attendants and two dragons

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Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 16th-mid 17th century
Medium
Porcelain with clear glaze
Style
Dehua ware
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 10.6 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Dehua
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.321a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Daoist sculpture

Keywords
attendant, China, Daoism, Dehua ware, dragon, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1911
Huang Chung-hsin, Shanghai, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Huang Chung-hsin in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2090, 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
Huang Chung-hsin (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum