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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.280
Title
Small spherical jar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 唐 紅陶小罐
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
618-907
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/164893
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red earthenware with stamped decoration
Dimensions
H. 8.8 x Diam. 12 cm (3 7/16 x 4 3/4 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 the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.280
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Small jar with wide mouth, spherical body, small flat foot, and two small loop handles just below rim; high-fired red earthenware with stamped floral decoration with gold flecks on the surface.

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