A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED VASE AND COVER, TANG DYNASTY | 唐 三彩唾壺連蓋
TANG SANCAI - THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION
A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED VASE AND COVER
the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall neck with an angled and waisted flaring rim, the cover of recessed circular shape with a cone-shaped finial, covered overall with a mottled green, amber and straw glaze stopping irregularly above the unglazed base
Height 12 cm, 4¾ in.
There is over-painting to the sancai glaze encircling approximately half of the body, and a circa 3x1cm., area of over-painting to the rim of the cover.
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