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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: vessel

Description

One glazed green-grey earthenware hu vessel. Globular body tapers towards a flat base and extends into a long neck flaring slightly at the top. Series of incised transverse lines around neck shoulder and waist. Shoulder patterns link two animal heads moulded in shallow relief on opposing sides of vessel. Animal heads feature prominent nose rings.

Source

Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery

Provenance

Received in 1954 from the Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery, by exchange.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

288x407mm (dia x thickness)

Doc No.

NC001; LT015; LT003

Museum Ac. No.

EX1994.33

Usage Rights

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Period

Han Dynasty (206B.C.-220A.D.)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 31, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/126.