From possibly 1968 to 1982
John A. Pope (1906-1982), Washington D.C., possibly acquired in Manila, Philippines in 1968. 
From 1982 to 1997
Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington D.C., ownership transferred to Mrs. Pope after the death of her husband, John A. Pope. 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. John A. Pope, Washington D.C. 
 According to Louise Cort’s remarks dated Dec 8, 1997: “It is quite possible that Dr. Pope purchased the jarlets in the Philippines for modest sums or even received them as gifts at the time of the 1968 Manila Trade Ceramics Seminar.” See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See note 1.
 See Acquisition Consideration Form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
- Previous Owner(s)
Mrs. John Alexander Pope
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906 - 1982
Porcelain with sketchy cobalt decoration under pronounced bluish-toned (qingbai) glaze, in which the glazer's fingerprints appear.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum