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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.11
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 6 (liu) inscribed on base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 16.3 × W. 24.8 × D. 23.4 cm (6 7/16 × 9 3/4 × 9 3/16 in.)
base: W. 12.4 × D. 12.2 cm (4 7/8 × 4 13/16 in.)
weight: 2114.8 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: incised on base before firing: 六 liu (six)
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
1942.185.11
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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