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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.95
Title
Dish with Stylized Floral Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
late 9th-10th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Shaanxi province, Tongchuan
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54474
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Huangpu black-glazed ware: light gray stoneware with dark brown glaze decoratively applied over a thick coat of white slip that covers the interior and that portion of the exterior under the lip. From the Huangpu kiln, Tongchuan, Yaozhou county, Shaanxi province.
Dimensions
H. 3.7 x Diam. 16.7 cm (1 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Provenance
Peter W. Scheinman purchased at Sotheby's, New York (December 1992, Lot no. 261)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Peter W. Scheinman and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.95
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
From the Huangpu kiln, Tongchuan, Yaozhou county, Shaanxi province.
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. 184-186, no. 65

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