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Cizhou or Cizhou-type ware wine jar

Type
Jar
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under colorless transparent glaze
Style
Cizhou or Cizhou-type ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 31 x 31.6 cm (12 3/16 x 12 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Yuzhou, Yuzhou kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.152a-b

To 1904
Mr. D.J.R. Ushikubo, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Mr. D.J.R. Ushikubo in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1305, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
D. J. Ushikubo (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
China, Cizhou ware, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), stoneware, wine, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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