A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED BOX AND COVER, TANG DYNASTY | 唐 三彩圓蓋盒
TANG SANCAI - THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION
A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED BOX AND COVER
of circular shape, covered overall with an attractive mottled green, amber and straw glaze stopping just above the foot and revealing the buff body
Diameter 8.8 cm, 3½ in.
Inspection under UV lights reveals a line of five small areas (ca. 0.4cm diam.) where the glaze on the cover has been retouched, and a ca. 1cm wide area of retouching to the inside rim of the cover.
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