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Collection Online as of February 23, 2024

Jar (Amphora) with Dragon Handles

Jar (Amphora) with Dragon Handles

600s
(581-618) to early Tang dynasty (618-907)
Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in.); Overall: 41.6 cm (16 3/8 in.)

Did You Know?

The two handles were formed by double coils of clay, which turn into dragon heads biting the vessel's rim.
  • Year in Review - 1962. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (October 24-November 25, 1962).
  • {{cite web|title=Jar (Amphora) with Dragon Handles|url=false|author=|year=600s|access-date=23 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1962.152