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Pottery vessel of the type li

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At A Glance

  • Period

    770-221 BCE
  • Geography

    Hebei province, China
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 26.1 x 17.3 cm (10 1/4 x 6 13/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Pottery vessel of the type li, with tall body, three roughly fashioned solid feet, flange lip which is chipped in several places.
    Paste: reddish pottery, gritty.
    Glaze: none.
    Decoration: impressed grooves all over on exterior; none on lip or legs.
  • Provenance

    From 1923
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased by Carl Whiting Bishop at I-Chou, Hopei province, China in November 1923 [1]
    [1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Hebei province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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