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Jar

Accession Number
1997/1.183

Title
Jar

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
18th century

Medium & Support
stoneware with glaze

Dimensions
9 1/2 in x 10 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in (24.13 cm x 26.99 cm x 26.99 cm)

Credit Line
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Subject matter
A food storage jar of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).  Pots such as these would have had a lid and probably used as a food storage jar.

Physical Description
A squat stoneware jar with a high and wide curved shoulder, straight sides tapering in to a short, straight neck and rim, and the sides tapering to a base with recessed footring.  It is covered in a translucent, pale yellow-green glaze.

Primary Object Classification
Ceramic

Primary Object Type
jar

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
ceramic (material)
jars
stoneware (pottery)

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