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2008br9190 jpg l

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Acquired in 1910 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Salting Bequest
date_end
0220-12-31
date_start
0025-01-01
date_text
25-220 (made)
descriptive_line
Jar, green lead-glazed earthenware with relief decoration of taotie masks
dimensions
Height: 32.4 cm, Width: 24.1 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Making Ceramics, room 143
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Terms of Salting Bequest: "...to be kept at the said museum, and not distributed over the various sections, but kept together according to the various specialities of my exhibits".
id
144203
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T05:10:07.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T05:10:07.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
Making Ceramics, room 143, case 25, shelf 3
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
earthenware, lead glaze
materials_techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware with relief moulded decoration
museum_number
C.301-1910
museum_number_token
c3011910
object_number
O179338
object_type
Jar
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Earthenware jar with bulbous body, high splayed foot and long wide neck with slightly spreading mouth. Decorated on either side of the body with relief moulding of a taotie mask with adherent ring, bordered by triple ridges. The jar is covered with copper green lead glaze, which is decomposed by burial. The base is glazed left with three kiln support marks, same stacking marks on the mouth, showing that it was fired in an inverted position with another on top.
place
China
primary_image_id
2008BR9190
production_note
Label
production_type
public_access_description
Chinese potters first used sprigging around 600–400 BC. The technique was revived for details on green-glazed pots imitating bronzes such as this jar.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
jar-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
moulded, relief, glazed
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
220
year_start
25