Sancai-glazed pottery tripod jar

Tang dynasty (618 – 907)

the globular jar supported on three modelled animal legs covered with an amber glaze around the short wide neck, and with green, cream and amber glaze around the body, running down in streaks and revealing the white unglazed earthenware, the interior partly covered with a yellowish straw-coloured glaze, three spur marks on the rim

height 13.8 cm

Oxford Authentication Thermoluminescence test no. 366j42

Provenance:

Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1985, no. 9711

A Japanese private collection


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