Lushan ware jar with two lugs

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At A Glance

  • Period

    9th century
  • Geography

    Henan province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze and wood-ash splashes
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 25.8 × 17.5 cm (10 3/16 × 6 7/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Vase; rounded lip; short, slightly warped neck; two simple channeled handles from neck to high shoulder; slight demarcation of beveled flat base.
    Clay: buff-gray stoneware.
    Glaze: brown matte glaze inside and out; omitted on lip edge, stops short of foot; evidence of thin brown wash on lower third; four brushed splashes of second thicker glaze of streaked dull blue and buff around shoulder and body.
    Decoration: glaze effect.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
  • Origin

    Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Hugh Scott
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