Shiwan ware vase in form of cong

Classification
Vessel
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th-mid 17th century
Object Date
16th-mid 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with opaque ivory glaze
Style
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Dimension(s)
H x W: 22.7 x 9.1 cm (8 15/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Origin
China, Guangdong province, Foshan, Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
F1907.44
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Description
Flower-vase: square, "earth form," on bold basal ring.
Clay: dense, white.
Glaze: brilliant deep-cream, slightly iridescent; double crackle.
Decoration: narrow bands in relief.
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