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Object Number:97-9-141
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: South China
Thailand
River at Ayutthaya
Period: Qing Dynasty
Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 14th Century - Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1300
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Glazed
Fired
Carved
Iconography:Dragon?
Qilin
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah M. Bekker, 1997
Other Number:V50.95.156 - Sarah Bekker and Freer Original List

Description

Lid. Top in amber/brown glaze. Tiny looped handle on top of lid. Raised lip on unglazed underside. Carved decoration of basket weave and low relief figure of dragon or qilin. Hole in center below handle. Bottom gray clay. Irregular in shape with circular impressions on bottom and drips of glaze.


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