Waster of water dropper in form of peach

Qingbai fragment with underglaze copper splashes.

Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
Porcelain with copper-red splashed under translucent, pale blue (qingbai) glaze
Qingbai ware
China, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of John A. Pope
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Water dropper (waster)

China, Philippines, Qingbai ware, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)

To 1968
Leandro Locsin, Manila Philippines. [1]

From 1968 to 1978
John A. Pope, Washington DC, acquired from Leandro Locsin in Manila, Philippines. [2]

From 1978
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John A. Pope, Washington DC [3]


[1] Curatorial Remarks 1 and 4 in the object record.

[2] According to Louise Cort’s remark from April 4, 2014, “John Pope probably received this sherd from Leandro Locsin while in Manila in 1968 for the Trade Ceramics Seminar.” See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.

[3] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Leandro Locsin
Dr. John Alexander Pope 1906-1982


Qingbai fragment with underglaze copper splashes.


Mark written in black pigment on base: 1943 GTO.

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