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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.210.A-B
Title
Circular Covered Silver-Form Box with Decoration of a Blossoming Plant
Classification
Boxes
Work Type
box
Date
9th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Shaanxi province, Tongchuan
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/189432
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Huangpu ware: light gray stoneware covered all over with white slip, the decoration painted in localized areas of discontinuous dark brown glaze. From the Huangpu kilns, Tongchuan, Shaanxi province
Dimensions
4.6 x 6.2 cm (1 13/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Provenance
Acquired from Kaikodo, New York.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David A. Ellis Oriental Art Fund
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.210.A-B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

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