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Jar: C.8-1970

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Grey stoneware body (Yueh type) with wide mouth and shoulders, everted lip, and body narrowing towards the base. There is an incised diaper pattern around the shoulder, and there are two lugs on the shoulder with incised decoration on them. In between them are two small moulded lion heads and ring handles.
The jar has no foot, and the base is unglazed, reddish brown. The outside has a thin brownish green glaze which does not reach the bottom.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Alan and Lady Barlow

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 26 cm
Height: 18.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970) by Barlow, Alan, Sir and Lady


Jin (Six Dynasties)
265 - 313

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing Incising

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1970
Primary reference Number: 76164
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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