Fragment of the lid of a Qingbai-glazed covered box

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Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century
Medium
Porcelain with transparent pale-blue (qingbai) glaze
Style
Qingbai ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 0.5 x 7.2 x 4.2 cm (3/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Accession Number
FSC-P-449
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box (fragment)

Keywords
China, porcelain, Qingbai ware, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Provenance

To 1957
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington D.C., collected between August 1956 and April 1957 in Angkor, Cambodia. [1]

From 1957
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington D.C. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 2 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.

[2] See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982

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

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