Yamanaka and Company, Washington D.C. 1929 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, Washington D.C. in 1929 
 See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Yamanaka and Co.
This jar made at a northern Chinese kiln bears a geometric floral pattern that suggests a relationship to textile designs. The pattern was painted with iron pigment over the coating of iron-rich glaze; the glaze fired to a nearly black color, while the pattern appears as a subtle russet hue.
- Published References
- Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 22.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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