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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.24
Title
Long-necked jar
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 馬家窯文化馬家窯類型 彩陶壺
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Majiayao phase, c. 3300-2650 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, c. 3300-2000 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/174445
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Earthenware with slip-painted decoration
Dimensions
H. 24.2 x Diam. 23.2 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.)
Provenance
[Eskenazi Ltd., London, April 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
2006.170.24
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Ovoid jar with flared lip, cylindrical neck, broad, sloping shoulders, and sides tapering inward to a flat base; buff earthenware with geometric decoration painted in black slip and white pigment. Majiayao culture, Majiayao type. From the upper Yellow River valley region; Gansu, Qinghai, or Ningxia province.
Exhibition History

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/14/2016 - 04/18/2016

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