Jar with Lion-Head Handles

Jar with Lion-Head Handles

1300s

Porcelain with underglaze painted decoration

Diameter of mouth: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.); Overall: 39.4 x 37.5 cm (15 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1962.154

Description

The characters for "palace" and "South" are scratched into the white glaze on the vessel's shoulder, indicating that it was inventory of the South Palace.

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Blue-and-White Ware
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