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Title

Ceramic: vessel

Description

One glazed sancai ware ewer with an elongated globular body surmounted by long narrow neck and resting on a flared base. The shoulder of the ewer is joined to its neck by a semi-circular moulded handle arcing through the neck to terminate in the form of the head of a ram. Ewer body presents moulded designs in the form of botanical patterns and a horse and rider on one side. Dominant glaze colours are white ochre green and blue. Ewer neck and handle exhibit cracks and appear to have been repaired.

Physical Dimensions

243 x 130 mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.237

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Period

Tang Dynasty (618-907), or earlier

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1087.