Bottle vase shape, bulbous bottom, long narrow neck slightly flaring at rim. Slight foot ring.

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1662-1722
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze and mirror-black glaze
H x W x D: 25.1 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm (9 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in)
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)

From 1950s to 1994
Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby (d. 1989) and Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby (d. 2002), Chestertown, Maryland, purchased in the 1950s in Seoul, Korea. [1]

From 1994
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby, Chestertown, Maryland. [2]


[1] Rolf R. Jacoby acquired the vase in the 1950s, while serving in a diplomatic mission in Seoul, Korea. See Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. See also Acquisition Consideration Form, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby and Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby
Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby 1927– 2002


Bottle vase shape, bulbous bottom, long narrow neck slightly flaring at rim. Slight foot ring.


Six-character Kangxi mark, in cobalt within double ring on base

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