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Covered Jar on a Pedestal

Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
16th century
Porcelaneous stoneware with carved, pierced, and relief decoration in the biscuit, and under colored glazes
H. with cover and base: 28 in. (71.1cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1960
Accession Number:
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan , New York (until 1908; donated to MMA) ; John D. Rockefeller Jr. , New York (until d. 1960; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art," September 10, 2005–January 8, 2006.

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