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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.56
Title
Conjoined jars Conjoined jars
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 齊家文化 陶雙聯罐
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 2300-1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qijia culture, c. 2300-1500 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/149542
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H. 10.6 x W. 14 x D. 10 cm (4 3/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Provenance
[J.J. Lally & Co., 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
2006.170.56
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Small twin jars with flared mouths, constricted necks, ovoid bodies, and wide strap handles attached from lip to body, the jars joined at the widest point of the body, with an open channel between them on the interior, and at the lip; thinly potted reddish buff earthenware with applique handles. Qijia culture. From the upper Yellow River valley region; Gansu, Qinghai, or Shaanxi province or Inner Mongolia.

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