Possibly David Rehfuss, Fairfax, Virginia, purchased in Jakarta, Indonesia in the early 1980s. 
John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland, acquired in Manilla, Philippines. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from John Forbes, Silver Spring, Maryland. 
 Louise Cort states in a note from April 13, 2004 that “According to David Rehfuss, this bowl may have belonged to him and been traded to John Forbes. David Rehfuss bought the bowl in Jakarta in the early 1980s while he was posted there in the Foreign Service.” See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See note 2.
- Previous Owner(s)
David P. Rehfuss
Bowl with eveerted rim.
Clay: light gray stoneware.
Glaze: creamy white glaze.
Decoration: painted in two shades of cobalt (or possibly iron and cobalt) pigment under the glaze: floral spray in center (on which are five spur scars), narrow calligraphic band near interior rim, wider band on exterior, both framed by lines. Base shows traces of "chocolate brown" (iron slip).
- Collection Area(s)
- Southeast Asian Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum