Zhang ware garlic-mouth vase with incised decoration of bats and clouds

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-18th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear colorless glaze
Style
Zhang ware
Dimensions
H x W: 31.2 x 20.7 cm (12 5/16 x 8 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Zhang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.343a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
China, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Zhang ware
Provenance

To 1911
Ta Ge Shang, Beijing and Shanghai, to 1911 [1]]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ta Ge Shang in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2124, 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
Ta Ge Shang (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Sigisbert Chr├ętien Bosch Reitz. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early Chinese Pottery and Sculpture. Exh. cat. New York. fig. 42.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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