- Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)
- 2nd–early 1st century B.C.
- Earthenware with incised decoration and burnishing
- H. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.3 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Richard E. Linburn, 1981
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 205
Vessels in the whimsical cocoon shape were most likely used for storing and serving a liquid such as wine.