Covered box with poem and image of freshwater crab and chrysanthemum in lacquer

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with Ge-style glaze and iron wash; gold lacquer decoration
Style
Ge style ware
Dimensions
H x W: 7.9 x 13.4 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.324a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Box

Keywords
China, flower, Ge ware, Guan ware, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware
Provenance

To 1911
Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2093, 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
Riu Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum