Chinese Gourd-Shaped Ewer and Cover

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 01 December 2018

This beautiful gourd-shaped ewer and cover comes from China's Yue kilns, which were in Zhejiang province. They were made during the era of the Northern Song Dynasty, around c. 11-12th centuries CE. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich).

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 01). Chinese Gourd-Shaped Ewer and Cover. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9630/chinese-gourd-shaped-ewer-and-cover/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Chinese Gourd-Shaped Ewer and Cover." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Dec 2018. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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