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Item Details
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Culture
China, probably Henan province, Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
Title
Jar (Hu)
Work Type
Ceramic
Date
202 BC-AD 9
Material
earthenware with slip and painted decoration
Measurements
Overall: 48.2 cm (19 in.)
Description
Instead of depicting a real landscape, the artist focused on the rhythmic forces of nature and the movement of energy, using the scrolling form as a symbol common to all changes in nature: cloud vapors, waves, and mountains alike. Here a dragon hovers among sweeping scrolls.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: China - Han Dynasty
Department: Chinese Art
Gallery: 241B Arts of Ancient China
The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1989.15_full.tif
SSID
24619363

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