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Vessel of type ting, with lid

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At A Glance

  • Period

    770-221 BCE
  • Geography

    Hebei province, China
  • Material

    Unglazed earthenware
  • Dimension

    H x W: 19.8 x 19 cm (7 13/16 x 7 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1923.17a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1923.17a-b

Object Details

  • Description

    Pottery vessel of type ting,with a groove round the body, two angular handles, three splayed legs. The lid has three concentric grooves and three equally spaced lugs.
    Paste: very soft greyish pottery.
    Glaze: none.
    Decoration: The inner facings of the handles bear faintly discernible moulded decoration of meandering band of the Li-yu type. The tops of the legs bear moulded monster masks.
  • Provenance

    From 1923
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased by Carl Whiting Bishop at I-Chou, Hopei province, China in November 1923 [1]
    Note:
    [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

    Vessel
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