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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1994.13
Title
Lion-shaped candle holder or stand
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
4th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Jin dynasty, Eastern Jin period, 317-420
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/199805
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Yue ware: molded light gray stoneware with celadon glaze over incised, combed, applique, and gouged decoration
Technique
Celadon
Dimensions
12.5 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Provenance
[J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 1994], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1994.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Acquired with a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
1994
Object Number
1994.13
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 3440 Middle East, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2016

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

Subjects and Contexts

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