Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.122
Title
'Meiping' Bottle with Stylized Lotus Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/70471
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cizhou-type ware: light gray stoneware with medium brown glaze over white slip, the decoration incised into the glaze before firing to reveal the white slip. Place of manufacture uncertain--probably from northern China.
Dimensions
20.2 x 15.2 cm (7 15/16 x 6 in.)
Provenance
Peter W. Scheinman purchased at Sotheby's, New York
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
2004.122
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. 269-271, no. 112

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