Jar with lid

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    first half of 8th century
  • Geography

    Henan province, China
  • Material

    Earthenware with white slip under lead-silicate glazes tinted with iron and copper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 21.6 x 21.6 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Jar; ovoidal with short neck and lipped rim; shallow domed cover with flanged rim surmounted by a raised ring.
    Clay: fine-grained pinkish white pottery.
    Glaze: transparent, fine crackle, green and orange.
    Decoration: regular mottled pattern of orange, green and whitish glaze.
  • Origin

    Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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