From at least 1954 or 1955 to 1961
C.T. Loo & Company, New York, from at least 1954 or 1955 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C.T. Loo & Company on May 3, 1961 
 See A. G. Wenley's letter to Frank Caro, dated April 25, 1961, in which he lists the dish among the objects left with the Freer Gallery by Caro for consideration of purchase in 1954 and 1955, copy in object file.
 See C. T. Loo's & Co.'s invoice, dated May 3, 1961, copy in object file.
- Previous Owner(s)
C.T. Loo & Company active 1908-1950
This bowl bears the thin, translucent, olive green glaze characteristic of Yaozhou ware, the representative celadon of north China. The glaze makes visible the fine detail of mold-impressed decoration, consisting of two chubby boys bearing floral scrolls, which symbolizes a wish for male progeny.
- Published References
- Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 37.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum