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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.61
Title
Spouted jugSpouted jug
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 齊家文化 陶盉
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 2300-1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qijia culture, c. 2300-1500 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/182453
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H. 36.2 x Diam. 20 cm (14 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)
Provenance
[J.J. Lally & Co., New York, June 2000] sold; to Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation, Woodside, CA (2000-2006), partial gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2006.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
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
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.61
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pouring vessel with angular neck, ovoid body, short, tubular spout, and triangular opening; buff earthenware. Qijia culture. From the upper Yellow River valley region; Gansu, Qinghai, or Shaanxi province or Inner Mongolia.
Publication History

Elizabeth LaDuc, "Technical Study of Chinese Ceramics from the Qijia Culture (c.2200-1600 BCE)" (2016)

Exhibition History

Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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