Archaistic tomb jar with inscription

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Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, 1130
Medium
Unglazed polished earthenware
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 10.6 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.322a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tomb jar

Keywords
China, earthenware, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), unglazed
Provenance

From 1910 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an exhibition of Shantung antiquities held at Sing Tao in September 1910 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also, Original Pottery List, L. 2091, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum