Jar

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in Shandong Province, China, Asia

Period:
Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

Date:
12th - 13th century

Medium:
Glazed stoneware with relief decoration (Northern black ware, Cizhou type)

Dimensions:
7 3/16 x 7 7/16 inches (18.2 x 18.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 235, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1923-21-227

Credit Line:
Gift of Charles H. Ludington from the George Crofts Collection, 1923

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Label:
Trails of raised white slip were applied to this jar’s stoneware body, then covered in several coatings of dark brown glaze, which fired to a lustrous, glossy finish.


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