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Elongated Tripod Ewer with Short Spout and Long Strap Handle, the Handle Braced with Struts

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Elongated Tripod Ewer with Short Spout and Long Strap Handle, the Handle Braced with Struts, Erlitou culture, 1900 BCE - 1350 BCE
Vessel
Chinese
,
2nd millennium BCE
Neolithic period to Shang dynasty
Creation Place: China
Variegated buff and light gray earthenware with incised decoration on the handle. Middle and Lower Yellow River Valley area; probably from northwestern Henan or southern Shanxi province
H. 53.5 x W. 17 x D. 14.6 cm (21 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 5 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation and partial purchase through the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
, 2006.170.119
Provenance
Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation
J.J. Lally & Co., New York
Bibliography
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2006-7, (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 12, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 2

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