Casket with cover (kuan)

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Stoneware with ash glaze
Style
Changsha ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 10.6 x 8 cm (4 3/16 x 3 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Hunan province, Changsha, Tongguan kilns
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.1363a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic
Type

Casket

Keywords
China, Paul Singer collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), Tongan ware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Published References
  • Cheng Te-k'un. Studies in Chinese Ceramics. Hong Kong. p. 70, pl. 49a.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum