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2010ej2040 jpg l

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Acquired in 1925 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
J. Richtie Gift
date_end
0008-12-31
date_start
date_text
206 BC-0008 AD (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Height: 37 cm, Width: 19.7 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
120073
label
Lidded vase Western Han dynasty 206 BC-AD 8 Pottery vases like this were made especially for burials, to imitate more expensive bronze or lacquered vessels. Painted earthenware J. Ritchie Gift Museum no. C.628-1925 [2007]
last_checked
2014-08-30T03:38:34.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T03:38:34.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 11
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Earthenware, painted
museum_number
C.628-1925
museum_number_token
c6281925
object_number
O151984
object_type
Lidded vase
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EJ2040
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
This lidded vase was used to store grains or alcohol. In ancient China such vases were daily utensils. When their owners died they were sometimes buried with them.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
lidded-vase-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
8
year_start
-206