Polychrome Jar (Tai-lai)
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
12 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (31.0 x 34.3 cm)
Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
This is a classic shaped water jar with tapered neck. The background of neck and body is white with red and black geometric balanced designs refecting "mirror" imaging from the upper decorated zone to the lower zone. The base is red.
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