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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.265
Title
'Zhadou' Receptacle in the Form of an Archaic Bronze 'Zun' Wine Vessel with Decoration of Striding Dragons and Clouds
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Zhengde period, 1506-1521
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205882
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Enamelled ware: porcelain with yellow and green enamels applied on the biscuit over incised decoration, the interior and base with clear glaze; underglaze cobalt blue mark reading "Zhengde nian zhi" within a double circle on the base
Technique
Enamelled
Dimensions
H. 11.5 x Diam. 15 cm (4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: "Zhengde nian zhi" within a double circle on the base
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.265
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

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

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