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This light reddish-buff earthenware <em>guan (</em>罐) jar has a wide globular upper body and a conical lower body on a narrow flat base with a narrow neck and flaring rim. There are two diametrically opposed lug handles at the waist. Painted on the upper half of the body with black pigment are a network of rhomboid shapes, hatch-marks and dots confined within solid band borders, with a lobed line border below.  Around the neck are a painted "X" design, hatch marks and a lobed border to the interior.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
25600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1989/2.103

Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Jar
20th century
Gift of Marc Leo Felix
1983/2.172

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Round-bottomed bowl or jar: fragment of base, with etched designs
6500 BCE
Museum Purchase
1940.416
A red earthenware, tall jar with a bulbous body, straight flaring neck with direct rim, and tall, slightly flared foot ring, with appliqué bands around the body and rim, and two animal mask decorations holding rings on opposing sides of the belly. It is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
206 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.67
A thickly potted, cylindrical stoneware jar on a narrow footring.  The body is incised with a floral meander and topped with a flat cap lid with a loop finial.  The lid and half the body are covered in an amber-green glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Jar
1100 – 1399
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1973/2.26
A thickly potted stoneware globular jar on a wide footring and wide mouth, with a direct rim on a straight short neck.  There  is a vertical wavy band of "S's" around the shoulder, and the interior and half the exterior is covered in a translucent brown glaze.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
1100 – 1399
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1973/2.28

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Jar, Takatori Ware (?)
1795 – 1805
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.94

Iranian (Iranian)
Miniature jar with zigzag design
1500 – 1699
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.139
This stoneware inverted pyriform vase has a wide short neck and wide ,spread shoulder that curves and tapers to a narrow flared foot. It is covered in a white slip and painted with brown-black underglaze in three wide calligraphic styled floral spray bands that frame a central wide lotus flower band against a meander background. The vase is finished in a clear glaze. The mouth is covered with a tall domed dark teakwood lid with wide flange and inverted peach-shaped knob. The dome is pierced and carved with a floral pattern.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
1271 – 1368
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.65A&B

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Seto Ware (?) Three-handled Jar
1633 – 1666
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.87

Kamei Miraku
Wide-mouthed Jar
19th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.298
Stoneware jar with natural ash glaze, squat body and lid. Along the widest horizontal stretch is a design of incised concentric circles, with another row above consisting of circles comprised of a pattern of impressions marking the edge of each circle. The convex curve of the lid also contains a row of incised concentric circles, before sloping into a concave valley, and rising up again to a small plateau. It is on this landing that a cintamani style knob rests.<br />
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This is a dark blue-gray, high-fired stoneware lidded bowl with a stamped design. The lid features a pearl-shaped knob at its center and gently slopes down from its flat upper part. A row of double circles encircles upper part of the lid, with the circles in irregular positions. The bowl is widest in its upper part, while its flange slopes steeply inwards. Two thinly incised horizontal lines encircle the upper part of the body. Above these is a row of circles made of engraved dots, while between them is a row of double circles encirclin
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cinerary urn with concentric circles design
600 – 799
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1973/2.34A&B
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