Tang Dynasty Straw-Glazed Pot A ceramic Tang dynasty straw-glazed earthenware pot of pyriform shape featuring high shoulders that .. Product #: AH-466 Regular price: $395.00 $395.00 In Stock
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Tang Dynasty Straw-Glazed Pot

Product Code: AH-466
Height: 29.5CM

£395.00

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A ceramic Tang dynasty straw-glazed earthenware pot of pyriform shape featuring high shoulders that lead to a short neck and rolled rim. The upper section of the vase has been decorated with a characteristic straw-coloured glaze, typical of the period. The shape, with its high shoulders and short neck, was a favourite type used for funerary vessels. Known as a ‘wan nian’ jar (the ‘myriad year jar’) the white-glazed pyriform shape was perfected and widely used.

Tang dynasty, c. 618-907 AD

Condition: Loss of surface glaze. Some minor abrasions and one small chip to the foot.

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A ceramic Tang dynasty straw-glazed earthenware pot of pyriform shape featuring high shoulders that lead to a short neck and rolled rim. The upper section of the vase has been decorated with a characteristic straw-coloured glaze, typical of the period. The shape, with its high shoulders and short neck, was a favourite type used for funerary vessels. Known as a ‘wan nian’ jar (the ‘myriad year jar’) the white-glazed pyriform shape was perfected and widely used.

Tang dynasty, c. 618-907 AD

Condition: Loss of surface glaze. Some minor abrasions and one small chip to the foot.

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