Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), tea, China, stoneware, Chinese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
14th-mid 15th century
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1900 Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1900  From 1900 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Yamanaka & Company in December 1900  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Object file.  Curatorial Remarks, from an exhibition label, September 1983: Freer received this jar as a gift for Christmas, 1900, from the Japanese firm of Yamanaka and Company, one major source of the East Asian ceramics that he had collected over the preceding decade.  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.
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