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Polychrome Jar (Tai-lai)

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pottery, slip
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 12 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (31.0 x 34.3 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1904, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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