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Emil Carlsen : Chinese rose jar, ca.1923.

January 1, 1923
Emil Carlsen : Chinese rose jar, ca.1923.

ECA Record Control Number: 10318

Archives of American Art #: -none-

Record Level: Item

Record Type: Movable Work

Work Title: Chinese rose jar

Alternate Work Titles:
1923: Chinese rose jar  [from exhibition catalog]

Work Date: ca.1923  [date based on earliest illustrated exhibition catalog]

Work Creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Work Medium: Oil on canvas
Work Dimensions: 20 x 24 inches

Inscribed/Signed Front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: No.
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.

Verso: unknown.

ECA Category: Still Life
ECA Sub-Category: Asian

Archives of American Art Subjects:
Still Life
Still Life — Other
Still Life — Other — Container
Ethnic — Chinese

Description of Work:
Horizontal composition of an Asian ginger jar on a stand with top cap, tea bowl on stand, tall ceramic dragon tea kettle and dried flowers.  In the right foreground of the painting is a white tall ceramic dragon tea kettle.  The kettle has a dragon spickot and dragon back handle attached to a tall cylindrical tea kettle with lid.  There are dried flowers to the right and left of the tea kettle.  In the left foreground is a white porcelain Asian tea cup or bowl on stand with dried flowers on the ground at the left.  In the background of the painting is a large dark ginger jar on stand with a cap lid.  The background is a non-descript painted texture.  [ECA from a black and white photograph]

ca.1955 unknown.
possibly ca.1940 Private collection of Edna M. (Rembert) Baker [1878-1955], Dallas, TX ;
ca.1923 Private collection of Rhodes Semmes Baker [1874-1940] & Edna M. (Rembert) Baker [1878-1955], Dallas, TX ;
probably ca.1923 ( Grand Central Art Galleries [1923-1966], 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY | Fifth Avenue at 51st Street, New York, NY | 55 East 57th Street, New York, NY ) ;
ca.1923 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist .

Exhibition History:
1923 The Dallas Art Association, Dallas, TX, “Fourth Annual Exhibition of The Dallas Art Association“, November 14–28.

– The Dallas Art Association, Dallas, TX, Exhibition Catalog, “Fourth Annual Exhibition of The Dallas Art Association“, November 14–28, #13, illustrated: B&W (Carlsen’s last name is spelled wrong).

Related Works:
– Pitcher and Quinces, ca.1927  [use of the same still life item]

ECA Notes:
– This work was most probably sold or won through the Grand Central Gallery, New York, NY in their annual lottery ca.1923.
– Carlsen uses the same item in another horizontal composition sold at the Grand Central Art Galleries.  He seemed to have sold many horizontal composition through the GCAG and it may have been a requirement or possibly he was told to do so by them as he most often worked in vertical or square compositions for his still life during this period.

Price History:
ca.1923 – unknown.


Document Information

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Document License:
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Image License:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record Birth Date:
January 26, 2016

Last Update:
November 14, 2016


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