Cizhou ware jar with sgraffito decoration

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Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty, first half 11th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under transparent colorless glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 13.5 x 14.8 cm (5 5/16 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Jiaozuo, Dangyangyu kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1919.95
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), stoneware, white slip
Provenance

To 1919
You Xiaoxi, Shanghai, to 1919 [1]

1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi, Shanghai in 1919 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2620, 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
You Xiaoxi (C.L. Freer source) late 19th-early 20th century

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

Copyright with museum