Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Zhang ware
Dimensions
H x W: 22.3 x 8.1 cm (8 3/4 x 3 3/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Zhang kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.181a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

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

To 1917
Tonying and Company, New York to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tonying and Company, New York in 1917 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2510, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. By at least 1917, Tonying and Company maintained business locations in Shanghai, Beijing, Paris, London, and New York, NY.

[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
Tonying and Company (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum

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