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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.17
Title
Lobed Flowerpot with Foliate Rim
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
probably 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Henan province
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205672
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Numbered Jun ware: light gray stoneware with variegated magenta and blue glaze; with Chinese numeral 1 (yi) inscribed on base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 20.3 × W. 29 × D. 27.5 cm (8 × 11 7/16 × 10 13/16 in.)
base: W. 14.6 × D. 14 cm (5 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.)
weight: 3096 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed on base before firing:
    一 yi (one)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.185.17
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Rose Kerr, Dazzling Official Jun Wares: From Museums and Collections Around the World, ACC Art Books (Hong Kong, 2021), pp. 140-141, no. 89

Subjects and Contexts

Jun Ware

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