“Ginger jar” with cover

citation

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1662-1722
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.4 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 x 8 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1995.3.2a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, cobalt pigment, Jingdezhen ware, plum blossom, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To ?
Leonard Gow (1859-1936), Glasgow, Scotland. [1]

To 1951
Mr. Alfred H. and Mrs. Margaret M. Caspary. [2]

From 1951 to 1995
Philadelphia Museum of Art, gift of Alfred and Margaret Caspary. [3]

From 1995
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. [4]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

[4] The jar was deaccessioned from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection through a sale initiated in late 1994, when the Freer Gallery of Art purchased it. See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Leonard Gow 1859 - 1936
Alfred H. Caspary 1877 - 1955
Margaret M. Caspary died 1953

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

Copyright with museum

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