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Title

Ovoid Bottle

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G204
Ovoid Bottle, Artist Unknown (China)
Ovoid Bottle: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Huai-jen wareStoneware with dark-brown glaze and "cut-glaze" decoration
Size: 8 9/16 x 7 11/16 in. (21.75 x 19.53 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 12th century, Chin dynasty
Inscriptions: Sticker dealer'S sticker, on bottom
Physical Description: brown glaze; wide shoulder with short narrow neck; 4 bands of cut away (sgraffiato) decoration (from top) leafy scroll, key-fret, floral with twisting vines, stylized leaves and flowers; has fitted blue box
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.86.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009