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Covered Footed Vessel

Northern Qi dynasty (550–577)
Gray earthenware with applied-relief decoration under white slip
H. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); Diam. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Stephen and Patricia Beckwith, in honor of Suzanne G. Valenstein, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.143a, b
Not on view
Stephen R. and Patricia M. Beckwith , New York (until 2002; donated to MMA)
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