Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.119
Title
Tea Bowl with Indented Lip and Decoration of a Dragon Pursuing a Flaming Jewel and with the Character 'Fu' (Meaning Good Fortune) in the Center of the Floor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
13th-early 14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Fujian Province, Jianyang
Period
Southern Song period (1127-1279) to Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/64558
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Jian ware: medium gray stoneware with dark brown glaze, the decoration painted in overglaze gold. Perhaps from the kilns at Shuiji, Jianyang county, Fujian province.
Dimensions
6.2 x 12.6 cm (2 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Peter W. Scheinman purchased from Luen Chai Curios, Hong Kong
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
2004
Object Number
2004.119
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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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. 224-225, no. 86

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