Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.224
Title
Globular Jar with Scrolling Peony Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
14th-early 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186934
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cizhou-type cut-glaze ware: light gray stoneware with dark brown glaze, the decoration cut into the glaze before firing
Dimensions
H. 25.8 x Diam. 24.1 cm (10 3/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Provenance
[Warren E. Cox, New York, by 1950s], sold; to [The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, 1950s] sold; to Ralph C. Marcove, New York (1950s-2001), transfer; to Trust u/w/o Ralph C. Marcove FBO C Marcove, New York (2001-2016), sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016.
Footnote:
Ralph C. Marcove, MD (1929-2001)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Alan J. and Suzanne W. Dworsky
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.224
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Robert D. Mowry, Hare's Fur, Tortoiseshell, and Partridge Feathers: Chinese brown- and black-glazed ceramics, 400-1400, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 197-198, no. 72

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