Vessel with lid in form of human face, type huo

Historical period(s)
Modern period, 20th century
Unglazed burnished earthenware with traces of red pigments
H x W: 19.3 x 21.3 cm (7 5/8 x 8 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Vessel (huo)

China, earthenware, forgery, Modern period (1912 - present), unglazed
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Rutherford John Gettens. True and False Vermilion on Early Chinese Ceramics. vol. 6, no. 1, March 1954. p. 27, pl. 1.
  • Rutherford John Gettens. True and False Vermilion on Early Chinese Ceramics. vol. 1, no. 1 Amsterdam. 668, Plate I.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
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