Box with cover

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Porcelain with iron wash and Guan-style glaze
Guan style ware
H x Diam: 2.8 × 9.3 cm (1 1/8 × 3 11/16 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Container


China, flower, Guan ware, Modern period (1912 - present), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware

From at least 1934 to 1935
C. T. Loo & Company, New York from at least December 1, 1934 [1]

From 1935
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from C. T. Loo & Company on February 2, 1935 [2]


[1] See "List of objects owned by C. T. Loo, New York and [left by him] at the Gallery for examination on December 1, 1934," copy in object file.

[2] See C. T. Loo's invoice dated February 2, 1935, copy in object file. The object was purchased from Loo as "Chinese pottery box. Sung dynasty."

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

C.T. Loo & Company 1914-1948

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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