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Contents Introduction vii Maps x Chronology xiv I. Ceramics with Flamboyant Ornamentation 0 Celadon-Glazed Stonewares 0 Low-Fired Glazed Earthenwares 0 Ancillary Ceramics 0 II. Historical Context: Research Notes 0 Shape 0 Ornamental Motifs 0 Motifs on the Body 0 Foliate Architectural Column or Tree 0 Reflected Image 0 Monster Mask 0 Ji Character 0 Bird Head 0 Feline Head 0 Bird with Feline 0 Symbolism: Animals of the Four Directions 0 Animal-Head Leg 0 Paw-Shaped Foot 0 Motifs on the Lid 0 Lotus-Medallion Knob 0 Beaded Ring 0 Five-Petaled Palmette 0 Beaded Medallion 0 Bifurcated Knob 0 Pseudo-Lotus Flower 0 Frontal Head within Pearl Beading 0 III. Cultural Influences 0 Shang and Zhou Dynasties 0 Eurasian Nomads 0 State of Chu 0 Khotanese Earthenwares 0 Buddhism 0 Cultural Influences: From the West to the East 0 IV. The Gao Family and the Northern Qi Dynasty 0 Xianbei 0 Gao Family History 0 Gao Family Connections 0 V. Questions 0 Function 0 Ownership 0 VI. Observations 0 Glossaries 0 References Cited 0 Index 0
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Containers -- China.
Pottery, Chinese -- To 618.
Pottery -- New York (State) -- New York.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).