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Globular Jar


Artist Unknown (China)


6th-9th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Globular Jar, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed ceramic
Size: 7 9/16 x 8 1/2 in. (19.2 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 6th-9th century
Physical Description: spherical jar with 4 small double strand lug handles below mouth; crinilated rib around center of body; 4 floral medallions between handles; 8 medallions with pairs of cranes holding fish alternating tassels and lotus pods on body; green glaze pooling to
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 99.180.3
Added to Site: February 28, 2009