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Long-necked jar (hu)

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Globular jar with flared mouth, cylindrical neck, globular body, lower portion of body tapering inward to a countersunk base, and two loop supports for simulated ring handles on the shoulders; three horizontal ridged borders encircle the shoulders, creating wide horizontal friezes with decoration of stylized animals and scrolling clouds; light gray stoneware with thin natural ash glaze over top portion of vessel, the lower half and base unglazed. One of a pair with 2006.270.208. Note: Samples taken from the base of this vessel were thermoluminescence (TL) tested at Oxford Authentication Ltd. in September 1999 and determined to be consistent with the suggested period of manufacture.
Department of Asian Art [The Chinese Porcelain Company New York 1999] sold; to Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation Woodside CA (1999-2006) partial gift; to Harvard University Art Museums 2006. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum Partial gift of the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Title: Long-necked jar (hu)
Description:
Globular jar with flared mouth, cylindrical neck, globular body, lower portion of body tapering inward to a countersunk base, and two loop supports for simulated ring handles on the shoulders; three horizontal ridged borders encircle the shoulders, creating wide horizontal friezes with decoration of stylized animals and scrolling clouds; light gray stoneware with thin natural ash glaze over top portion of vessel, the lower half and base unglazed.
One of a pair with 2006.
270.
208.
Note: Samples taken from the base of this vessel were thermoluminescence (TL) tested at Oxford Authentication Ltd.
in September 1999 and determined to be consistent with the suggested period of manufacture.

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