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Longquan ware bowl

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Southern Song dynasty, mid 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Style
Longquan ware
Dimension(s)
5.7 x 15.3 cm
Geography
China, Zhejiang Province, Longquan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.12

To 1908
John La Farge (1835-1910), New York, NY, and Newport, RI, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the John La Farge Collection, American Art Association, New York, February 13-14, 1908 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L.1683, 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
John La Farge (1835 - 1910)
C.L. Freer source: American Art Association (est. 1883)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
China, green glaze, Longquan ware, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), stoneware, tea
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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