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Storage Jar

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

c. 3000 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Storage Jar, Artist Unknown (China)
Storage Jar: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Ma-chia-yao typeBurnished earthenware with painted d├ęcor
Size: 20 1/2 x 16 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. (52.07 x 42.55 x 38.74 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 31st-30th century B.C., Neolithic period, Ma-chia-yao culture
Physical Description: large vessel with pair of lug handles; small flat foot, flaring outward to pointed shoulder; straight neck with outward-flaring rim; swirl, linear and crosshatch painted designs in black and white
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2003.103
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009