Incense burner

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12.1 x 18.7 x 10.2 cm (4 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 4 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
Accession Number
F1992.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Incense burner

Keywords
blue and white glaze, China, incense, Jingdezhen ware, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Prior to 1991
Kitty Higgins, Far Eastern Art, Inc., Trocadero, Washington, D.C., prior to 1991 [1]

1992
Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby (died 2002), Washington, D.C., acquired by exchange from Kitty Higgins, Far Eastern Art, Inc., Trocadero in 1992 [2]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in 1992

Notes:

[1] In 1991 the object was viewed at Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc. by Louise Cort (see Louise Cort's undated memo in the object file).

[2] In 1991 Louise Cort had identified the object as of interest for the Freer collection (see Louise Cort's undated memo in the object file). Mrs. Maureen Jacoby then acquired the object in exchange for partial proceeds from the sale of certain ceramics from the collection of her late husband (Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby, died 1989), Centreville, MD, which, at the request of the Freer Gallery, were placed at Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc. for sale (according to a memo from Louise Cort to Milo Beach and Beth Duley, dated May 22, 1992, in the object file).

Previous Owner(s)

Trocadéro, Kenny & Higgins Asian Art, Inc.
Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby died 2002

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

Copyright with museum

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