Hill Jar Lid


Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China | Shaanxi | Xi'an

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-25-7B
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese
Provenience China | Shaanxi | Xi'an
Period Han Dynasty
Date Made 1st Century BCE - 3rd Century CE
Section Asian
Materials Clay | Lead Glaze
Technique Glazed | Fired

A lid from a pottery hill jar. It is made of light reddish terracotta covered with a dark green glaze which is partly iridescent. There is some hard earthy incrustation visible on the surface.

Height 25.4 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1929
Other Number 6210 - Other Number

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