Bottle

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Bottle: globular, on flat hollowed foot. A hole in one side; neck restored. Wood stand.
Clay: hard, grayish.
Glaze: lustrous brownish-black.
Decoration: in reddish-brown over-glaze.

Historical period(s)
Jin dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze and iron pigment
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 18.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 5/16 in)
Geography
China, Shanxi Province, Hunyuan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1918.146a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, iron pigment, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), stoneware, wine
Provenance

To 1918
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1918 [1]

From 1918 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1918 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2585, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Description

Bottle: globular, on flat hollowed foot. A hole in one side; neck restored. Wood stand.
Clay: hard, grayish.
Glaze: lustrous brownish-black.
Decoration: in reddish-brown over-glaze.

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

Copyright with museum