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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.28
Title
Small, Compressed Globular Vessel with Lightly Flaring Spout, Strap Handle, and Animal-Head Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Qijia culture, 2200 BCE - 1500 BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Neolithic period
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lightly burnished gray earthenware with modeled and appliqué decoration. Upper Yellow River Valley area; Gansu, Qing hai, or Shaanxi province or Inner Mongolia.
Dimensions
8.6 x 13 x 11 cm (3 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Provenance
William B. Goldstein, Wilton, CT purchased from J.J. Lally & Co., New York
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of William B. Goldstein, M.D.
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2016 - 08/14/2016

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