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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.60.A
Title
Perfumer or Incense Burner Cut Down from a Zhadou-Shaped Flowerpot
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
probably 15th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Henan province
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Numbered Jun ware: light gray stoneware with variegated dark purple and blue glaze with metal fitting at the mouth; originally a 'zhadou'-shaped flower pot with the Chinese numeral 10 (shi) impressed into the base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 8.9 × Diam. 14.9 cm (3 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.)
base: Diam. 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)
weight: 863.2 g
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.185.60.A
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Adorning the Inner Court: Jun Ware for the Chinese Palace, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/20/2017 - 08/13/2017

Subjects and Contexts

Jun Ware

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