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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    2600 BC-2300 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted

  • Museum number:

    FE.27-1983

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 8

This bowl was used to store grains and other foods. In neolithic China such bowls were daily utensils. When their owners died they were sometimes buried with them.

Physical description

Earthenware bowl with painted decoration

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

2600 BC-2300 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted

Dimensions

Height: 13.2 cm, Diameter: 21.5 cm

Descriptive line

Earthenware bowl with painted decoration, Majiayao culture, Banshan phase, ca. 2600-2300 BC

Labels and date

Bowl with ring handles
Stone Age
2600-2300 BC

Earthenware painted in red and black pigments
Yangshao culture, north China

From the Garner collection
Museum no. FE.27-1983 [2007]

Categories

Containers

Collection

East Asia Collection

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