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Object Number: C183
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Sichuan
Period: Song Dynasty (uncertain)
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Song Dynasty - Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Glaze
Technique:Mold Made
Glazed
Iconography:Dragon
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, Charles W. Bishop, 1916

Description

Sichuan funeral vase. Elongated barrel form with four horizontal rolls on upper half. Molded dragon on shoulder. Heavy grey clay burnt brown in the parts not covered with dark lustrous mahogany brown glaze.


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