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Hu-Shaped Jar

late 3rd century B.C.–1st century CE

Red earthenware with dark green lead-based glaze

20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.60
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–8 C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Yueh Hsin, Peking; Yamanaka, New York, 1918

Bibliography: 

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 230, ill.

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