Bottle

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Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 23.4 x 15.1 cm (9 3/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.361
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1911
Yamanaka & Company, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Yamanaka & Company in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2148, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Accession List notes that this object was a gift from Yamanaka and Comapany. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.

[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)

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

Copyright with museum