08 janvier 2017

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Jar with two loop handles, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126), Northern China. Crackle-glazed high fired ceramic with purple splashes. H. 5 7/8 in x Diam. 6 3/4 in, H. 14.9 cm x Diam. 17.2 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P121. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jars with two small handles continued to be primary productions in the north since the Tang period. By the time of the Yuan dynasty, these jars were formed with a short neck and rounded lip with two small loop... [Lire la suite]