Yue stoneware round box with domed cover. The box has brownish green glaze. There is an incised floral design on lid.
- Made in: Shanglinhu
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Shanglinhu)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 76 millimetres
Published PDF date : Tang dynasty 9th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Round box with flowers
Small boxes with this design were made in silver as well as clay in the late Tang dynasty. They were probably used for cosmetics. This example has four blooms incised into its domed cover and is covered with a typical yellow-green thin Yue glaze.
Stoneware with incised decoration and green glaze
Yue ware 越窯
Shanglinhu kilns, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 上林湖窯
Tang dynasty, about AD 800–916
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Object reference number: RRC38710
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