Jian ware tea bowl

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Historical period(s)
Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stoneware with underfired iron glaze; silver rim.
Style
Jian ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.5 x 13 cm (2 9/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1914.51
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
brown and black glaze, China, Jian ware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1914
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1914 [1]

From 1914 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1914 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2394, Freer Galley 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum