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Celadon jar


Artist Unknown (China)


14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G216
Celadon jar, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware, glaze
Size: 10 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (25.72 x 29.85 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 14th century, Yuan-early Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: Sticker dealer's sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: crisp relief around the sides with four figural scenes two officials standing beside waves lapping at a pair of closed doors inscribed on a panel above with 'Dong Hai' (the Eastern Sea), a closed umbrella beneath a leafy tree to one side; a scene of an im
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 98.167.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009