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Title

Jar with scalloped rim

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Song dynasty 960 - 1279 → China
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware with black glaze
    Dimensions
    9.2 x 10.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr. Peter Elliott 2004
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    157.2004
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Henan Blackware

    Works in the collection

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    The jar has a bulbous body with a short straight neck and scalloped mouth. The body is divided into lobes by six vertical indentations. A black glaze runs over the mouth and covers the exterior body, ending unevenly above the spreading foot to expose the grey stoneware body. Black-glazed ceramics are the third largest group of Song monochrome wares, after the green and the white. The current example was probably manufactured in Henan province.

    Asian Art Department, 27 April 2004.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

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