University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C181
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Sichuan
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Glaze
Ceramic
Technique:Relief
Glazed
Iconography:Dragon
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, Charles W. Bishop, 1916

Description

Sichuan funeral vase. Globular with elongated base. Crudely modelled dragon in high relief on the shoulder. Dark grey clay with dark brown glaze on exterior except the base.


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