Flower Vase In The Form Of An Archaic Bronze 'zun' Wine Beaker With Dragon-And-Wave Decor
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.230.7
Title
Flower Vase in the Form of an Archaic Bronze 'Zun' Wine Beaker with Dragon-and-Wave Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
perhaps Chenghua period (1465-1487)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue
Technique
Blue-and-white ware
Dimensions
H. 22.0 x Diam. 15.0 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David Berg, Esq.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.230.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/06/2002 - 01/05/2003

Downtime, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/28/2007 - 04/20/2008

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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