Five-spouted funerary jar for grain, with cover

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Funerary jar with five blind spouts and a five-tiered body, topped by a lid with a recumbent dog as a finial. The body is decorated with incised floral and petal designs. The glaze is thin and irregular as it approached the foot of the vessel.

Historical period(s)
Northern Song Dynasty, 960–1127
Medium
Celadon-glazed stoneware
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 25.6 × 14.4 cm (10 1/16 × 5 11/16 in)
Geography
China, Zhejiang province, Longquan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Lois S. Raphling in memory of Dr. David L. Raphling
Accession Number
F2016.1a-d
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, dog, funerary, jar, Longquan ware, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), stoneware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Myron S. Falk, Jr. 1906 - 1992
Lois Raphling

Description

Funerary jar with five blind spouts and a five-tiered body, topped by a lid with a recumbent dog as a finial. The body is decorated with incised floral and petal designs. The glaze is thin and irregular as it approached the foot of the vessel.

Published References
  • pp. 52-53.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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