Box in form of hibiscus blossom and leaves

Artist: School of Chen Mingyuan (active late 17th-early 18th century)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th-early 20th century
Unglazed stoneware
Yixing ware
H x W: 5.3 x 6.5 cm (2 1/16 x 2 9/16 in)
China, Jiangsu province, Yixing
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, hibiscus, incense, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware, unglazed, Yixing ware
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Pang Yuanji. Hsu chai ming tao tu lu (Xuzhai ming tao tu lu) [Catalogue of Chinese Pottery in the Collection of Pang Yuan-chi]. 2 vols. Taipei. vol. 2: p. 35.
  • Helen Comstock. Some Examples of I-hsing Pottery. vol. 109, no.483 London, March 1942. p. 76.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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