Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.132
Title
Broad-Shouldered Bottle with Tortoiseshell Glaze
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
12th-14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Southern Song period (1127-1279) to Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/317419
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Jizhou-type ware, probably Tushan ware: light gray stoneware with variegated brown and amber glazes over a white slip ground, the lower portion of the bottle coated with dark russet slip. Probably from the kilns at Tushan, Sichuan province.
Dimensions
H. 20.0 x Diam. 12.4 cm (7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)
Provenance
[Priestly and Ferraro, London, (by 2003)]. sold; to William B. Goldstein, Wilton, Connecticut. [J.J. Lally & Co.Oriental Art, New York (by 2007), sold; to Harvard University Art Museums.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Peter W. Scheinman and partial purchase through the generosity of The Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.132
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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