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Artist Unknown (China)


3rd-2nd century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Dish, Artist Unknown (China)
Dish: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Lacquer over wood core
Size: 1 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (3.49 x 22.23 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Western Han dynasty, 3rd-2nd century B.C.
Physical Description: shallow dish with small flat rim; painted orange and brown; central organic scrolling design; brown rim with orange dots and zigzags; character(?) repeated 5 times around rim, 3 times on bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.38.4
Added to Site: February 28, 2009