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Covered Jar


Artist Unknown (China)


7th-8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Covered Jar, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Stoneware with cobalt blue glaze
Size: 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (20.96 x 20.96 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 7th-8th century
Inscriptions: Stickers dealer's and packer's stickers, on bottom
Physical Description: jar with wide shoulders tapering down to a flat base; short neck set with an everted rim covered inside with a pale yellow glaze and on the exterior with 'washes' of deep blue cobalt glaze, stopping short of the foot and splashing some of the unglazed are
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.167.2a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009