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Wine jug
OM-1973-0024
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

It's of good quality craftsmanship and cultural-historically significant as it bears witness of the long tradition of material and intellectual interchange between people in Asia.

History of the Object
Before its donation to the MFEA in 1973 the object formed part of the collection of Johannes Hellner, the first president of the Swedish branch of the Oriental Ceramic Society in London. Apart from what could be stated based on studies of the object itself, its previous history is unknown.

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Type
Ceramics 
Materials
Earthenware with three-colour lead glaze. 
Measurements
Width 17 cm Height 33 cm  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
China. 
Geography
China 
Time period
AD 7th century ~ AD 10th century 
Creation date
7th Century - 10th Century; Tang dynasty (618-906 A.D.) 
Function
Vessel for liquor. 
Acquisition
A gift to the MFEA from the Hellner family 1973. Formerly in the collection of Johannes Hellner. 
Copyright
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities 
Acknowledgements
Eva Myrdal, Göte Nilsson Schönborg, curators. Karl Zetterström, Erik Cornelius photo. 
Owner
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (MFEA) 
Museum
Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities 
Credit line
 

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