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Jar

Chinese

Artwork Details

Jar
618-906
Chinese
stoneware with glaze
5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in (13.02 cm x 13.02 cm x 13.02 cm)
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.70

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Description

Subject Matter:

A straw-colored glazed Jar of the Tang dynasty (618-906). Straw-colored glazed wares were made in Henan and Shanxi during the Tang dynasty. The glaze applied to the body usually stops short of the base. 

Physical Description:

A stoneware globular jar on a foot ring with a wide mouth, a short, straight neck with direct rim, four coil looped lugs connecting neck to shoulder, a bow string incised line around shoulder, and the top half covered in a straw-colored glaze. 

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