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Zodiac Funerary Jar

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

13th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Zodiac Funerary Jar: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Unglazed stoneware with incised, molded, and appliqué décor
Size: 13 9/16 x 6 3/16 x 6 3/16 in. (34.45 x 15.72 x 15.72 cm) (overall)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 13th century, Southern Sung dynasty
Physical Description: unglazed; light patina; pointed cover; hand moulded animals and swirls in high relief around neck; shoulder has animals with high relief heads and robed bodies; incised lotus petals below
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2004.48a,b
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009