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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1050 BC-770 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Unglazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    C.806-1936

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jar of unglazed gritty grey earthenware oxidised to a red colour, depressed globular form with short contracted neck and spreading mouth. It has been thrown on a wheel and is decorated in imitation of an archaic bronze vessel with incised and impressed diamond patterns.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1050 BC-770 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Unglazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 24.6 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, unglazed gritty grey earthenware oxidised to a red colour, China, Zhou dynasty, 1050-770 BC

Production Note

Label, 1994

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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