Storage Jars of Asia

October 29, 2000 – March 10, 2002

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 19 Floor Plan

On view is a selection of 24 of the biggest and boldest jars made in East, Southeast, and West Asia between the second millennium B.C. and the 16th century. This exhibition chronicles in detail the manufacture of these jars and their transformation from utilitarian objects to works of art.