Cylindrical jar

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 700-750
Medium
Earthenware with cobalt-blue and iron-yellow lead-silicate glazes
Dimensions
H x W: 14.7 x 14.7 cm (5 13/16 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, earthenware, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance

1929
Yamanaka and Company, New York 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co.

Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 11.
  • Warren E. Cox. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. 2 vols., New York. p. 116, fig. 256.
  • Thomas Dexel. Fruhe Keramik in China: Die Entwicklung der Hauptformen vom Neolithikum bis in die T'ang-Zeit. Braunschweig, Germany. pl. 60d.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum