Tang Whiteware Lidded Jar
Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD, China
Height: 30 cm
A large ovoid jar with domed lid surmounted by a lotus bud finial. The finely formed ovoid body has a short, flared mouth-rim and a slightly flared base with flat foot. The piece is covered in a translucent, finely crackled glaze down to its foot, which has fired to a mottled tan color.
Chinese Porcelain Company, New York
Private New York Collection