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Black Pottery Tripod Jar

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 2nd-early 1st millennium B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Black Pottery Tripod Jar, Artist Unknown (China)
Black Pottery Tripod Jar: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with burnished surface
Size: 11 3/16 x 7 3/8 in. (28.4 x 18.73 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 2nd-1st millennium b.c., Neolithic period, Hsia-chia-tian culture
Physical Description: cylindrical vessel with flaring mouth, slightly flaring at bottom and resting on 3 cone-shaped feet; grey pottery
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Clifford and Suzanne Roberts
Accession Number: 2000.144.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009