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Ceremonial Stem Cup

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

3000-2000 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Ceremonial Stem Cup, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Burnished earthenware
Size: 9 1/2 x 4 9/16 in. (24.13 x 11.59 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Neolithic period, Lung-shan culture, 30th-20th century B.C.
Physical Description: thistle-shaped cup on slender, horizontally ribbed oviform stem pierced with 6 rows of short vertical slits above inverted cup-shaped foot
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 94.63
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009