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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.191
Title
Bowl with landscape decor
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 漢 绿釉陶盘
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1st century BCE-2nd century CE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/192166
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Earthenware with green lead glaze
Technique
Lead glaze
Dimensions
H. 8.4 x Diam. 18.3 cm (3 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Provenance
[J.J. Lally & Co., New York, February 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 the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.191
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Straight sided bowl with decoration of ducks flying amid scrolling clouds in a schematized landscape; red earthenware with lead-fluxed emerald-green glaze over molded decoration, the glaze fully covering the vessel, including the base

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