Five-spouted funerary jar for grain, with cover

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware, celadon-glazed
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (assembled): 25.6 × 14.4 cm (10 1/16 × 5 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Funerary jar with five blind spouts and a five-tiered body, topped by a lid with a recumbent dog as a finial. The body is decorated with incised floral and petal designs. The glaze is thin and irregular as it approached the foot of the vessel.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Lois S. Raphling in memory of Dr. David L. Raphling
  • Type

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