Purchased at auction (Christie's November 29th, and 30th, 1984, lot #10) for the MFA by Nicholas Grindley Inc. New York, NY.
Charles Bain Hoyt Fund
Chinese; Majiayao culture, Neolithic period, early 3rd millennium B.C.
Wu Tung, Earth Transformed: Chinese ceramics in the MFA, 2001, p. 2
9.5 x 27.2 cm (3 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Buff earthenware painted in black; Majiayao type