Overview

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Inscription

on the base in underglaze blue with a lingzhi mushroom mark within a double circle

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York; sold to Peter A. B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History

Bibliography

1942
Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 24.
1947
Christensen, Erwin O. Chinese Porcelains of the Widener Collection. Washington, 1947 (rev. ed. 1956): 12, fig. 3.
1955
Koyama et al. 1955-1958, pl. 41.
1998
Bower, Virginia, Josephine Hadley Knapp, Stephen Little, and Robert Wilson Torchia. Decorative Arts, Part II: Far Eastern Ceramics and Paintings; Persian and Indian Rugs and Carpets. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 186, color repro.

Technical Summary

This tall vase is made of three sections that are luted together at the bottom of the neck and below the shoulder. The interior and the recessed base are glazed. The foot-ring is rounded. The neck has been broken and repaired, with some repainting. There is also a repaired and repainted vertical crack on the interior of the lip.

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