A rare white-glazed double-gourd vase, Tang dynasty | 唐 白釉葫蘆瓶
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A rare white-glazed double-gourd vase
Japanese wood box (3)
Height 3⅞ in., 9.8 cm
In general good condition, with a small area of glaze wear to the upper part and the shoulder, with associated light accretions. Overall with a few minor firing imperfections such as glaze pooling, and expected surface wear, consistent with age and type.
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Japanese Private Collection.