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Jar

Accession Number
1971/2.66

Title
Jar

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1046-771 BCE

Medium & Support
earthenware

Dimensions
9 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in (24.8 cm x 24.13 cm x 24.13 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene for The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene Memorial Collection

Subject matter
This unglazed, earthenware jar was coilbuilt and finished on a fast wheel. It is a globular food storage jar (罐 guan) with a flat base, wide neck, and two lug handles applied to shoulder. The body has the combed pattern of the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BCE).

Physical Description
This unglazed, earthenware globular jar has a flat base, wide neck, and two lug handles applied to shoulder with a combed pattern around body.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
jar

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
earthenware
jar
jars
storage jars

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