Jul 5, 2016
Jul 5, 2016




Glazed stoneware, Huangdao ware

Overall: 27 x 20.3 cm (10 5/8 x 8 in.)

Gift of Donna and James Reid 2017.17

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This vessel was made during the Tang Dynasty, a golden age of culture.


The splashes of color on the dark glaze were achieved by sprinkling the wood ash on the black-brown glaze before firing. This local ware may be considered a predecessor of Jun ware, which was produced in the same region and was sometimes decorated by splashing.

See also
Chinese Art
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