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Unknown

Hill jar and cover

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Hill jar and cover

Date

Eastern Han dynasty, (AD 24-220)

Medium

Pottery

Dimensions

H: 22.8 cm.

Reference

CVCSC 0317.1-2.A

Collection

Chinese

Status

On Display

The green glaze on this cylindrical jar was probably meant to imitate the patina of bronze. The central frieze shows a hunting scene.

Hill jar and cover Eastern Han dynasty, (AD 24-220) © Compton Verney