A STRAW-GLAZED STONEWARE AMPHORA
A STRAW-GLAZED STONEWARE AMPHORA

TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)

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A STRAW-GLAZED STONEWARE AMPHORA
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The vessel has a pair of double-strap 'dragon' handles applied with bosses that rise from the rounded shoulder and terminate in a dragon head biting the rim, and is covered with a finely crackled, transparent glaze of blue-green tone that falls on the body in an irregular line exposing the stoneware body.
14 ¼ in. (36.3 cm.) high
Provenance
Galeri H. Van de Stean, Aalst, Belgium, 1985.

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