John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington D.C., collected between August 1956 and April 1957 in Angkor, Cambodia. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington D.C. 
 See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. See also “Ceramics in Mainland and Southeast Asia: Collections in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery”, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.
- Previous Owner(s)
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982
Shape: Fragment of a small bottle, ewer, or jar, possibly from the shoulder area. The shard wall is 0.5 cm thick.
Clay: Very fine, light-colored, almost porcelaneous clay. No air pockets but many, very fine dark inclusions. The main fracture line of the shard reveals several large inclusions of reddish-brown, unvitrified sandy material.
Glaze: Clear, pale seawater-green glaze which allows the white body to show through. The uncrackled glaze is darker where it is thicker over the incised decoration. The original pot was glazed both inside and out.
Decoration: Underglaze incised and combed design elements from an unidentifiable motif.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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