- 206 BCE–220 CE
- MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
- Green glazed ceramic
- 6 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 2 3/4 in. (15.88 × 13.34 × 6.99 cm)
- Arts of Asia
- 304 SNAIL GALLERY
- CREDIT LINE:
- Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, Mrs. Herbert Marcus Fund
- Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
- OBJECT NUMBER:
Ceramics were widely used on the Silk Road, both as containers for food, oils, wines or other goods, and as luxury items. The glazed flask here is modeled after leather flasks.
Dr. Anne Bromberg, Label text, The Silk Road.