Beaker-shaped vase, from a five-piece garniture (F1980.190-.194)

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, 1662-1722
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear colorless glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 42.1 x 21 x 21 cm (16 9/16 x 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Myron S. Falk, Jr. and his sisters, Mrs. Mildred F. Loew and Mrs. Eleanor F. Lenzner
Accession Number
F1980.193a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
blue and white glaze, China, cobalt pigment, cymbal, drum, flute, Jingdezhen ware, Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722), porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Duveen Brothers, New York [1]

Mrs. B.F. Jones, Sewickley Heights, PA, purchased from Duveen Brothers [2]

From 1941
Myron S. Falk, Sr., purchased at the sale of the Estate of Mrs. B.F. Jones, Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, November 25-29, 1941, lot no. 670 [3]

To 1980
Myron S. Falk, Jr. (1906-1992), New York, given by Myron S. Falk, Sr., to 1980 [4]

From 1980
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Myron S. Falk, Jr. and his sisters Mrs. Mildred F. Loew and Mrs. Eleanor F. Lenzner in 1980

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 6 in object record. See also Curatorial Note 3, L.A. Cort, November 1991, in object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] Myron S. Falk, Jr. also presented the Freer Gallery of Art with the November 25-29, 1941 Sotheby Parker-Bernet auction catalog containing the listing for these objects (see Curatorial Note 3, L.A. Cort, November 1991, in object record).

[4] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Myron S. Falk, Jr. 1906 - 1992
Mrs. B. F. Jones
Mr. Myron S. Falk, Sr.
Duveen Brothers
Mrs. Mildred F. Loew
Mrs. Eleanor F. Lenzner

Published References
  • Art Property and Furnishings of the Palatial Residence of the Late Mrs. B.F. Jones of Sewickley Heights, PA. Washington, November 25-29, 1941. lot 670.
  • Auction catalogue. New York, May 8, 1980. lot 261.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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