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Punch'ong Bottle

Type
Bottle
Historical period(s)
Yuan or Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 30.9 x 26.3 cm (12 3/16 x 10 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1900.63

Ikeda Seisuke (1839-1900), Kyoto [1]

To 1900
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1900 [2]

From 1900 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in November 1900 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Original Pottery List, L. 757, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] 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
Ikeda Seisuke (1839 - 1900)
Bunkyo Matsuki 松木文恭 (C.L. Freer source) (1867-1940)
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, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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