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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.8
Title
Lobed Flowerpot with Foliate Rim
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 purple and blue glaze; with Chinese numeral 1 (yi) inscribed on base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 20.5 × W. 29.4 × D. 28 cm (8 1/16 × 11 9/16 × 11 in.)
base: W. 14.8 × D. 14.8 cm (5 13/16 × 5 13/16 in.)
weight: 3819.8 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed on base before firing: 一 yi (one)
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
1942.185.8
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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