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Acquired in 1935 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
date_start
date_text
2nd century BC -1st century BC (made)
descriptive_line
Jar, unglazed grey earthenware with unfired white slip and painting; China, Western Han dynasty, 2nd-1st century BC
dimensions
Height: 43.8 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
415499
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T16:42:53.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T16:42:53.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case A, shelf 1
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
earthenware, slip
materials_techniques
Unglazed grey earthenware with unfired white slip and painting
museum_number
C.912-1935
museum_number_token
c9121935
object_number
O495613
object_type
Jar
on_display
1
original_currency
English pounds sterling ( £ )
original_price
£30
physical_description
Jar in the form of a bronze with pear-shaped body, contracted stem and flat foot and cup-shaped mouth; two loop handles and belts of wheel-made rings. Grey earthenware with wash of white slip and designs painted in red, black, and green pigments. On the body a broad band with pair of dragons disputing flaming pearls among clouds; on the neck and shoulder, bands of zigzags and vandyke patterns.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010CT5925
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
jar-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
Painted
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1
year_start
-200