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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    7th century-8th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with transparent crazed glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. G. Maxwell Brownjohn

  • Museum number:

    C.36-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 4

Physical description

Jar of broad ovoid shape with short neck and everted lip, having two pierced lug handles in the form of rabbits set on the shoulder. The base is flat. White earthenware with transparent glaze, which is finely crazed and stained in parts, stops short of the base.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

7th century-8th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with transparent crazed glaze

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Jar with handles in the form of rabbits, earthenware with transparent crazed glaze; China, Tang dynasty, 7th-8th century

Production Note

Label

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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