From 1947 to 1989
Dean Frasché, Greenwich, CT, acquired in Batavia (Jakarta) in 1947 
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Dean Frasché in 1989
 According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.
- Previous Owner(s)
Dean Frasché 1906 - 1994
Small pot molded in the shape of a peach with a small round mouth, stem in relief and concave base.
Clay: pale grey.
Glaze: whitish, opaque, coarsely crackled, abraded to even matteness on surface except where protected near raised stem and pointed end of peach form; thin clear glaze on interior; base unglazed.
Decoration: in inky blue underglaze cobalt. Dotted texture on stem; blossom and two leaves on body at end of stem. Bat on upper surface of body at pointed end. The peach and the bat are emblematic of longevity and good luck, following Chinese imagery.
Condition: chip missing from one end of stem.
- Collection Area(s)
- Southeast Asian Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum