Bowl with decorations overlaid in red and dull brown lacquer

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Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Late Eastern Zhou dynasty, 4th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Lacquer
Dimensions
H x Diam: 5.5 x 27.1 cm (2 3/16 x 10 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.8
On View Location
Freer Gallery 18: Art and Industry: China's Ancient Houma Foundry
Classification(s)
Lacquer, Vessel
Type

Bowl

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

To 1953
J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [1]

From 1953
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] See object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

J. T. Tai & Co. established in 1950

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton. Chinese Art of the Warring States Period: Change and Continuity, 480-222 B.C. Washington, 1982-1983. cat. 136, p. 185.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 113, p. 177.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 58.
  • Martin J. Powers. Pattern and Person: Ornament, Society, and Self in Classical China. Harvard East Asia Monographs, no. 262 Cambridge, MA. .
  • William Watson. The Art of Dynastic China. New York, 1981. ill. 617.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum