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Miniature jar with four loop handles

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At A Glance

  • Period

    7th-8th century
  • Geography

    Hebei or Henan province, China
  • Material

    Porcelaneous stoneware with transparent ivory-toned glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 6 × 5.4 cm (2 3/8 × 2 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Miniature, glazed pot, almost round in shape, with a flat pedestal base, simple round rim and four looping strap handles. Base and small area of the lower body are unglazed.
  • 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

    Hebei or Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George J. Fan
  • Type

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