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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.116
Title
Globular jar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 新石器时代晚期 陶罐
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
2000-1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Inner Mongolia (Nei Menggu)
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/149509
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red earthenware
Dimensions
H. 19 x Diam. 22.2 cm (7 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)
Provenance
[The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 2001] sold; to Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation, Woodside, CA (2001-2006), partial gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2006.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.116
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wide-bodied globular jar with three strap lug handles around the shoulder and flat base; red earthenware with applique handles. Neolithic culture; probably from northeastern China, Inner Mongolia.

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