Spouted cup

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 475-221 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.1 x 9.8 x 11.3 cm (2 x 3 7/8 x 4 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Probably Jincun, Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1930.31
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jade, Vessel
Type

Cup

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), nephrite, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance

To 1930
C. T. Loo & Company, New York to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company, New York in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 103, p. 156.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Jade Carving. London. p. 114, pl. 19b.
  • S. Howard Hansford. Chinese Carved Jades. The Arts of the East London. pl. 38b.
  • Alfred Salmony. Carved Jade of Ancient China. Berkeley, 1938. pl. 57, no. 1.
  • Osvald Siren. Kinas Konst Under Tre Artusenden. 2 vols., Stockholm, 1942-1943. pl. 57 a.
  • Sueji Umehara. Rakuyo kinson kobo shuei (Objects from the Ancient Tombs at Chin Ts'un, Lo-yang). Kyoto. pl. 80, fig. 3.
  • Sueji Umehara. Shina kogyoku zuroku (Selected Specimens of Chinese Archaic Jade). Kyoto, 1955. pl. 60.
  • William Charles White. Discoveries Which Surpass Anything Yet Known of Archaic Chinese Jade: Lo-yang Types of Many Colors. vol. 184, no.4951 London, March 10, 1934. p. 371.
  • William Charles White. Tombs of Old Lo-yang: A Record of the Construction of a Group of Royal Tombs at Chin-ts'un, Honan, Probably Dating 550 B.C., 1st ed. Shanghai. cat. 307, pl. 123.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum