University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31-31-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Near Canton
Mei Wa School Estate
Period: Qin Dynasty
Date Made: Qin Dynasty
Early Date: 221
Late Date: 207
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Ceramic
Glazed
Incised
Hand Built
Iconography:Rams
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Theodore Greene, 1931

Description

Pottery cover of a tripod. Low rounding cover of a tripod of Qin Dynasty type, divided into two zones by molding. Three small rams reclining around the molding, modelled in the round. Ring through knob in center is loose. Of buff sandy clay with traces of dark brown glaze. Sketchy ornament made in finely incised lines. The tripod itself was not found.


Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1932. Additions to the Chinese Collections. The University Museum Bulletin. 3 (1): 26-31. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26-31View Objects cited in this Publication

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