Zhang Jian-Jun (Chinese, born 1955). <em>China Chapter #3 (Vase in Shape of Han Dynasty Vessel)</em>, 2006. Silicone rubber, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (26.7 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Dorothy Tapper Goldman and bequest of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, by exchange, 2018.27. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: , 2018.27_front_PS9.jpg)

China Chapter #3 (Vase in Shape of Han Dynasty Vessel)

Artist:Zhang Jian-Jun

Medium: Silicone rubber


Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (26.7 x 19.1 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)


Accession Number: 2018.27

Image: 2018.27_front_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Soft, translucent cast-silicone vessel in lemon yellow, re-creating the form of a vessel type made primarily in the Han dynasty, with face-and-loop handles (pushou) on the shoulders and a flaring rim. The rim includes an intentional void, replicating breakage to an older vessel.

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