Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Cizhou stoneware vase fine engraved a boy holding lotus on off white glaze which preserved on brown body, estimate made in earlier Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127). excellent condition, with concentrated crackle due to its age and usage. 10"H
This first generation of Cizhou ware, made in 10th
Century, white glaze, brown body, carved two boys caring a long lotas, which means "congratulations, another new born boy, there will be more boys on the way."
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