Compare two similar jars, excavated from the Yaozhou kiln sites near Tongchuan city, Shaanxi province, one recovered from Huangbaozhen in 1959 and now in the Shaanxi Institute of Archaeology, Xi’an, included in the exhibition The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, 1997, cat. no. 24, and the other jar, unearthed from the No. 4 Middle School area together with fragments of celadon vessels that may have been of similar design, illustrated in Songdai Yaozhou yaozhi/The Yaozhou Kiln Site of the Song Period, Beijing, 1998, pl. 137, fig. 1-3. See also a jar carved with an additional band of petals below its neck, from the Calmann Collection and now in the Musée Guimet, Paris, illustrated in Basil Gray, Sung Porcelain & Stoneware, London, 1984, pl. 27.
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