Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

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.

Technical Summary

The vessel is thrown in three sections that are luted together. The interior and recessed base are glazed, with a rounded foot-ring. There are numerous small pits and scratches in the glaze surface, several chips in the glaze at the edge of the lip, and two hairline cracks in the lower sides.

Bibliography
1955
Chemistry (December 1955): 27-29, repro. back cover.
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: 220, color repro.
Related Content