A 'Xing' white-glazed box and cover, Tang dynasty | 唐 邢窰白釉蓋盒
A 'Xing' white-glazed box and cover
of circular form, the box with a short foot rising to a canted lower body and straight upright sides, the cover similarly modeled in reverse, covered overall in a white glaze save for the rims and the base (2)
Diameter 2⅜ in., 6.8 cm
In overall good condition. Some minor nicks to the rims of the box and cover. A small nick to the foot. Some kiln flaws such as a tare and dent.
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