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Chicken-Head Ewer

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

4th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Chicken-Head Ewer, Artist Unknown (China)
Chicken-Head Ewer: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Yueh wareStoneware with dark brown glaze
Size: 12-3/8 x 9-7/8 x 9-7/8 in. (31.4 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 4th century, Eastern Chin dynasty
Physical Description: rounded body; short, straight neck with flaring lip; tapering handle; pair of square decorative handles; chicken head spout; black glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.7.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009