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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.226
Title
Small-Mouthed Jar with Two Loop-Handles and Abstract Decoration of a Bird in Flight
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
12th-13th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Henan province
Period
Northern Song (960-1127) to Jin (1115-1234) period
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201794
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Northern black ware of Cizhou type: light gray stoneware with bluish-black glaze, the decoration painted in overglaze iron-oxide
Dimensions
H. 20.1 x Diam. 17.1 cm (7 15/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Provenance
J.J. Lally & Co., New York
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
1991
Object Number
1991.226
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Carol Warner, "Black Ware Bowls of the Northern Song Period Glaze Analysis" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1992), Unpublished, pp. 1-13 passim

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