White stoneware figure in the form of a hare on a rectangular base. The figure has yellowish crackled glaze. The base is unglazed.
- Made in: China (North)
- Height: 103 millimetres
Published PDF date : Late Tang 8th-10th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Figure of a Hare
This stoneware model of a hare is shown seated on its haunches. Its eyes are coloured with an iron-brown pigment to lend it a greater realism.
Stoneware with slip, iron-brown and transparent glaze
North China 中國北部
Tang dynasty, about AD 700–960
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Object reference number: RRC38543
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