Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Vase with Abstract Scroll Decoration

Period:
Liao dynasty (907–1125)
Date:
11th–12th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Stoneware with sgraffito decoration (Cizhou ware)
Dimensions:
H. 18 1/2 in. (47 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel T. Peters, 1926
Accession Number:
26.292.56
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 205
Cizhou wares were domestic wares produced and used throughout north China. They were made as well at a few kilns in Inner Mongolia, and the combination of the sketchy incising with the use of a darker glaze in the central register suggests that this towering vase was made in the northeast.
Mrs. Samuel T. Peters , New York (until 1926)
Related Objects

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds

Date: late 13th century Medium: Stoneware with inlaid design under celadon glaze Accession: 27.119.11 On view in:Gallery 233

Covered Lime Pot in the Form of a Rabbit

Date: second half of the 12th century Medium: Stoneware Accession: 1986.506.3a, b On view in:Gallery 248

Anthropomorphic Bottle in Human Form

Date: 11th century Medium: Stoneware Accession: 1989.354 On view in:Gallery 248

Vase

Date: 12th century Medium: Stoneware with crackled glaze (Longquan ware) Accession: 17.118.28 On view in:Gallery 204

Vase

Date: 11th–12th century Medium: Stoneware with white glaze (Cizhou ware) Accession: 22.91.2 On view in:Gallery 205