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Storage Vessel


Artist Unknown (Majiayao)


c. 3000 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Storage Vessel, Artist Unknown (Majiayao)
Storage Vessel: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with painted designs and burnished surface
Size: 14 3/16 x 12 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (36.04 x 32.54 x 30 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: Majiayao, China
Style: 31st-30th century B.C., Neolithic period, Ma-chia-yao culture
Physical Description: vessel on flat foot, flaring outward to shoulder and inward to wide, outward-turned mouth; pair of decorative loop handles, one with applied loop design; black painted decoration of curved lines and eyeball-like circles
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2003.200.6
Added to Site: March 1, 2009