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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.16
Title
Fragment of a Jar with Geometric "Leiwen" Decor
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
14th-13th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Shang dynasty, c. 1600-c. 1050 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ceramic sherd: white earthenware with stamped decoration
Dimensions
H. 8.2 x W. 9.5 x D. 1.1 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 7/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Sohier Welch
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.16
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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