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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.29
Title
Rectangular Basin with Notched Corners and Four Cloud Scroll Feet
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 blue glaze; with Chinese numeral 10 (shi) inscribed on base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 5.4 × W. 18.2 × D. 14.4 cm (2 1/8 × 7 3/16 × 5 11/16 in.)
base: W. 15.2 × D. 11.3 cm (6 × 4 7/16 in.)
weight: 769.6 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed on base before firing: 十 shi (ten)
  • exhibition label: affixed to base: Japan Society Pottery Exhibition (New York, 1914) sticker: no. 293
  • label: affixed to base: red and white C.M.A. (Cleveland Museum of Art) loan sticker: no. TR.196/2B
  • collector's mark: painted with red pigment on base: S.L.263.1
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
1942.185.29
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Japan Society, Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries, exh. cat., Japan Society (New York, NY, 1914), pp. 82-83, no. 293

Cleveland Museum of Art, Catalogue of the Inaugural Exhibition, exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH, 1916), p. 188, no. 96-97

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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