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Title

Ceramic: vessel

Description

One unglazed brown ceramic hu vessel. Globular body tapers towards a flat base and extends into a long neck flaring slightly at the top. Two animal heads moulded in shallow relief on opposing sides of vessel. Animal heads feature prominent nose rings. Strands of string tied around neck.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Alley gave to John Johnson (1922-2014) of Friends' Ambulance Unit, when Johnson visited Shandan, to deliver to Canterbury Museum.

Physical Dimensions

370 x 895mm (h x c)

Museum Ac. No.

C1947.2

Usage Rights

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Period

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

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 24, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1277.