A Mortuary Urn by Unknown Artist

A mortuary urn from the Chinese Neolithic period.

Details

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40 ( Total: £40)
Acquired in:
1948
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Unglazed, so called Pan-Shan style from Lan Chou in China depressed ovoid form, two lug handles, pinkish-buff earthenware with bold swirling design, enclosing 'bull's eye' motifs.

Provenance

N.S.Brown

Venue details

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Bethesda Street, Hanley, STOKE-ON-TRENT Staffordshire ST1 3DW 01782 232 323 www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/pmag

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 4pm

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