2002.170.242.6 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.242.6
Title
Circular tray with three ring-form feet
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 隋至唐 白瓷三環足盤
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
late 6th-early 7th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Sui (581-618) to Tang (618-907) dynasty
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186745
Physical Descriptions
Medium
White stoneware with transparent glaze tinged with green
Technique
White ware
Dimensions
H. 5.8 x Diam. 25.8 cm (2 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Provenance
[Blitz Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Amsterdam, December 1999] sold; to Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation, Woodside, CA (1999-2006), 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
2006.170.242.6
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Large circular tray with short, gently rounded sides and three ring-form feet attached to the base at equidistant intervals; white porcelain with transparent glaze tinged with pale celadon green; center of tray base unglazed. From northern China; Hebei or Henan province. Part of a set comprising five cups and a circular tray (2006.170.1-6).
Commentary
Compare to:
White ware circular tray of similar form but with four circular feet excavated from the tomb of Sui Dynasty (581-618) General Zhang Sheng (d. 595) in Anyang, Henan province, now in the Henan Museum. See Zhongguo chutu ciqi quanji [Complete Collection of Chinese Ceramics Unearthed in China], vol. 12: Henan (Beijing: Kexue chubanshe, 2008), no. 29.
Exhibition History

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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