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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
Christie’s, 2008 

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