Asian Art

Jar

4th–3rd millennium b.c.e.

Earthenware with burnished surface

8 5/16 x 9 in. (21.1 x 22.86 cm)
Gift of Walter Hochstadter
2003.149.3
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Neolithic, Dawenkou culture (4300–2400 B.C.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Collection of Walter Hochstadter; acquired in Hong Kong during the 1960s-1970s.

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