A RARE SMALL GREEN-GLAZED 'BUFFALO' RHYTON, SUI/TANG DYNASTY | 隋/唐 綠釉牛首盃
TANG SANCAI - THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION
A RARE SMALL GREEN-GLAZED 'BUFFALO' RHYTON
of crescent shape with a hollow body and upturned ends in the form of a buffalo, with curved horns and four trotting legs, the rim moulded with a rope band between smalls bosses
Width 11.5 cm, 4½ in.
The vessel has glaze iridescence and degradation characteristic with burial.
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