Historical period(s)
probably Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stoneware with lead-silicate glazes
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 25.2 x 13.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Jiaozuo, Dangyangyu kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1934.22
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, earthenware, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), Liao dynasty (907 - 1125), lotus, WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance

To 1934
Tonying and Company, New York. [1]

From 1934
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Tonying and Company, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Published References
  • Grace Dunham Guest A.G. Wenley. Annotated Outlines of the History of Chinese Arts. Washington, 1949. p. 8.
  • Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 31.
  • Untitled Article. Washington, July 21, 1935. p. 5.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum