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Spirit Jar (hun ping)


Artist Unknown (China)


late 3rd century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Spirit Jar (hun ping), Artist Unknown (China)
Spirit Jar (hun ping): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Yueh warePorcelaneous stoneware with olive green glaze
Size: 18 1/2 x 11 1/8 in. (46.99 x 28.26 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 3rd century, Western Chin dynasty
Physical Description: jar-shaped understructure; above shoulder divided into three tiers upper walled-in structure, middle birds, jars and seated figures at center of side, lower seated figures engaged in activity; two gates flank opposite sides; two bands of applied dragon de
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Margaret Borgman Asian Fund
Accession Number: 98.51
Added to Site: February 28, 2009