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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.219
Title
'Meiping' Bottle with Phoenix and Cloud Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
13th - 14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Ji’an
Period
Southern Song period (1127-1279) to Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201680
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Jizhou ware: ivory white stoneware with decoration reserved in the biscuit against the dark brown glaze, the reserved designs covered with clear glaze over slip-painted details. From the Jizhou kilns, near Yonghe, Ji'an, Jiangxi province.
Dimensions
H. 29.3 x Diam. 16.2 cm (11 9/16 x 6 3/8 in.)
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
1993
Object Number
1993.219
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. 253-255, no. 103

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

Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting ('04), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/2004 - 08/01/2004

A Compelling Legacy: Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/24/2004 - 03/20/2005

Forging the New: East Asian Painting in the Twentieth Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2005 - 10/16/2005

Downtime, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/28/2007 - 04/20/2008

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 06/01/2013

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu