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Pedestal of Stemmed Bowl

Accession Number
1940.419

Title
Pedestal of Stemmed Bowl

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 3100-2000 BCE

Medium & Support
earthenware with burnished slip

Dimensions
3 3/16 in x 3 in x 2 9/16 in (8.1 cm x 7.6 cm x 6.5 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
This Dou 豆, tall stemmed black earthenware wheel-thrown pedestal bowl vessel of the Liangzhu Neolithic Culture (3100-2200 BCE) is very similar to ceramics from the Shandong Longshan Culture (3000-1900 BCE).

Physical Description
This gray earthenware tall-stemmed pedestal vessel is covered in black burnished slip with a bowstring pattern and a few piercings around the body. There is a flaring rim on a narrow base, and loss of rim.  

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
pedestal bowl

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Liangzhu
bowls (vessels)
earthenware
vessels

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Before 1492
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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