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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar


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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar

This fine and attractively-shaped stoneware jar was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The upper body and inside mouth have been coated in a finely-crackled translucent pale yellowish-green glaze. Although well-made and of a fine form, it seem such jars were not treated so well when stacked in the kiln for firing! They were stacked on top of each other and there are various kiln scars to the rim, body and base where, presumably, other vessels were in contact during firing. Although the body is a very pale grey in colour, there are patches where the unglazed surface has fired to a reddish-brown.

A good size with a height of 29.5 cm (11.5 inches). Notwithstanding the kiln scars, this jar is in fine condition with no sign of restoration or repair.

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