Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.113
Title
Globular Jar with Two Handles Simulating Leaves and with Russet Splashes
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
12th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Northern Song (960-1127) to Jin (1115-1234) period
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/117351
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Northern black ware of Cizhou type: light gray stoneware with appliqué handles and with dark brown glaze, the markings in overglaze iron oxide, the lower portion and the interior dressed with medium brown glaze
Dimensions
19.3 x 21.2 cm (7 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Peter W. Scheinman purchased at Sotheby's, New York
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Peter W. Scheinman and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.113
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Jason C. Kuo, Born of Earth and Fire: Chinese Ceramics from the Scheinman Collection, exh. cat., ed. Jason C. Kuo, Baltimore Museum of Art (College Park, MD, 1992), p. 69, no. 44

Robert D. Mowry, Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers: Chinese brown- and black-glazed ceramics, 400-1400, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 145-147, no. 40

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