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At A Glance

  • Period

    1st-2nd century
  • Geography

    Zhejiang Province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with applied and accidental glazes
  • Dimension

    H x W: 32.9 x 38.2 cm (12 15/16 x 15 1/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Large jar (pou) with wide belly and small mouth.
    Clay: stoneware, dark gray, hard, fired uniformly reddish brown on surface; of the type called proto-porcelain.
    Glaze: thin, transparent olive green, on upper surfaces only.
    Decoration: three horizontal bands in relief with incised designs in clay in two top sections; two animal mask handles on shoulder.
  • Origin

    Zhejiang Province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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