Historical period(s)
Modern period, 20th century
Medium
Eggshell porcelain with overglaze polychrome decoration
Dimensions
H x W: 31 x 14 cm (12 3/16 x 5 1/2 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Walter Bell
Accession Number
FSC-P-3939
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), porcelain
Provenance

From 1983 to 1993
Walter Bell, Potomac, Maryland, purchased in Shanghai, China. [1]

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Walter Bell, Potomac, Maryland. [2]

Notes:

[1] According to Louise Cort’s remark from March 10, 1993, Walter Bell purchased the vase in Shanghai around 1983 in a government antique warehouse. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Walter Bell

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

Copyright with museum