David C. Graham Collection
Maxey Catalog Number
Ming Dynasty grave jar. Records indicate 400-600 years old--? Oval shape with small lid, overlaid dragon design and brown glaze. Old files state, "Ming Dynasty Chinese Grave Jar from Szechwan Province, China. Age about 450 years. Was placed in tombs filed with the ashes of spirit money burnt to the dead, or with rice or other food for the dead person. This type of grave jar has not been found in the tombs of other parts of China. Dragon ornamentation." Another entry states, "Chinese grave jar. Age four to seven hundred years. Contained offering of rice or other material needed by the dead in Hades."
Clay and ceramic glaze
Number of Artifacts
Dr. David Crockett Graham
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