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Cylindrical Jar (Lian) with Three Bear-Shaped Feet and Mountain-Shaped Cover

A work made of earthenware with lead glaze and molded relief decoration.
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  • A work made of earthenware with lead glaze and molded relief decoration.

Date:

Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220)

Artist:

China; probably Shaanxi province

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 133

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Cylindrical Jar (Lian) with Three Bear-Shaped Feet and Mountain-Shaped Cover

Origin

China

Date

100 BCE–220 CE

Medium

Earthenware with lead glaze and molded relief decoration

Dimensions

H. 21.59 cm (8 1/2 in.); diam. 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertha Palmer Thorne

Reference Number

1972.1260

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