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Jar and lid

Jar and lid

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    475 BC-221 BC (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Burnished grey earthenware

  • Museum number:

    C.85&A-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Jar and lid of burnished grey earthenware. Bowl-shaped, with three moulded feet resembling elephants trunks, and flat base; with sloping shoulder, and two upright handles pierced and moulded with "rice-grain" pattern and hatching in low relief. Domed lid with flat top. Thinly potted, with gloss outside.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

475 BC-221 BC (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Burnished grey earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm, Height: 18.4 cm with lid, Diameter: 28.6 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and lid, burnished grey earthenware; China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Production Note

Label

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Burnished

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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