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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.185.37
Title
Zhadou-Shaped Flowerpot with Globular Body and Flaring Mouth
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 3 (san) inscribed on base before firing
Technique
Jun
Dimensions
max.: H. 22.3 × mouth Diam. 23.8 cm (8 3/4 × 9 3/8 in.)
body: Diam. 23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)
base: Diam. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
weight: 3388.2 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed (probably incised) on base before firing: 三 san (three)
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
1942.185.37
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Henry Trubner, Chinese Ceramics, from the prehistoric period through Ch'ien Lung: a loan exhibition from collections in America and Japan, exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum (Los Angeles, CA, 1952), p. 71, no. 125

Exhibition History

Chinese Ceramics from the Prehistoric Period through Ch'ien Lung, Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science and Art, 03/14/1952 - 04/27/1952

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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