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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.69
Title
Circular Dish with Stylized Floral Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
9th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Hunan province, Changsha
Find Spot: Southeast Asia, Indonesia
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169023
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Changsha ware: light gray stoneware with pale celadon glaze over white slip and underglaze decoration painted in iron-brown and copper-green pigments, the rim with touches of iron-brown. From the kilns at Tongguan, Changsha, Hunan province.
Dimensions
H. 5.3 x Diam. 15.2 cm (2 1/16 x 6 in.)
Provenance
Recovered from the remains of a ship that sank off Tanjung Batu Hitam, Belitung Island, Sumatra, Indonesia, in the ninth century
Sold to Widodo Latip, Jakarta, Indonesia
Sold to The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York
Sold to HUAM

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David Berg, Esq., by exchange
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.69
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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