Water pot in the form of a pomegranate

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Former owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1907
Unidentified owner, China, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in China from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1501, 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.
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mid 17th-19th century
Period
Qing dynasty
Accession Number
F1907.49a-c
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
Guangdong ware
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
pomegranate
China
Chinese Art
Jun-style ware
Origin
Guangdong province, China
Medium
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions
H x W: 5.6 x 5.3 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Style
Guangdong ware
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Ceramic
Vessel