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Funerary Jar

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Object Number:29-25-6
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Shaanxi
Period: Han Dynasty
Date Made: 1st Century BCE - 3rd Century CE
Early Date: -99
Late Date: 299
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Lead Glaze
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Low Relief
Iconography:Animals
Height: 37.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929

Description

Pottery jar made of light orange-red terracotta which is covered with dark a green glaze now silvery iridescent and encrusted with a hard earthy layer. There is adecorative band in low relief on the shoulder depicting running animals.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

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