Basin with star and cloud patterns

Chinese; Majiayao culture
Neolithic period
early 3rd millennium B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Wu Tung, Earth Transformed: Chinese ceramics in the MFA, 2001, p. 2

Dimensions

9.5 x 27.2 cm (3 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.2

Medium or Technique

Buff earthenware painted in black; Majiayao type

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Earthenware

Provenance

Purchased at auction (Christie's November 29th, and 30th, 1984, lot #10) for the MFA by Nicholas Grindley Inc. New York, NY.

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund