Flowerpot with impressed character jiu (nine)

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Historical period(s)
Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
Style
Jun ware
Dimensions
H x W: 14.3 x 21.4 cm (5 5/8 x 8 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.7a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Pot

Keywords
China, flower, Jun ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), stoneware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

1929
Yamanaka and Company, Boston 1929 [1]

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

Notes:

[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co.

Published References
  • Grace Dunham Guest A.G. Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 9.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 54.
  • Grace Dunham Guest. Chinese Porcelain at the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 20, no. 1 Columbus, OH, January 1941. p. 24, fig. 5.
  • Else S. Duncan. The Collector's First Handbook on Antique Chinese Ceramics. Chevy Chase. pl. 3.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum