Cizhou ware jar

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Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty or later, late 11th-early 12th century or later
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under transparent glaze, area of copper-green glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 10.8 x 13.8 cm (4 1/4 x 5 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Possibly Shaanxi province
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number
F1970.48
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), stoneware, white slip, wisteria, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From at least 1969 to 1970
Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY, from at least 1969 [1]

From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, bequeathed by Agnes E. Meyer [2]

Notes:

[1] The object is included in a codicil to Agnes E. Meyer’s will and testament, dated December 23, 1969, copy in object file.

[2] See a codicil to Agnes E. Meyer’s will and testament cited in note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum