Jar

Accession Number
1964/2.70

Title
Jar

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
618-906

Medium & Support
stoneware with glaze

Dimensions
5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in (13.02 cm x 13.02 cm x 13.02 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection

Subject matter
A straw-colored glazed Jar of the Tang dynasty (618-906). Straw-colored glazed wares were made in Henan and Shanxi during the Tang dynasty. The glaze applied to the body usually stops short of the base. 

Physical Description
A stoneware globular jar on a foot ring with a wide mouth, a short, straight neck with direct rim, four coil looped lugs connecting neck to shoulder, a bow string incised line around shoulder, and the top half covered in a straw-colored glaze. 

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
jar

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
ceramic (material)
jars
stoneware (pottery)
vessels (containers)

2 Related Resources

Cabinet F: Shelf 2
(Part of: Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery)
Stoneware
(Part of: Tremel Ceramic Production Collection)

& Author Notes

Web Use Permitted

On display

UMMA Gallery Location ➜ AMH, 2nd floor ➜ 205 (Albertine Monroe-Brown Study-Storage Gallery) ➜ Cabinet F ➜ Shelf 2