Covered box

  • Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • 3.6 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm
  • Yue ware
  • 9th century, Tang dynasty
  • Gift of Dean Frasché
  • F1989.4a-b

Description

Covered box (a) with domed lid (b), straight sides widening slightly toward top, and rounded base.
Clay: light gray with areas of reddish-brown oxidation on base and edges, indicating position of clay balls used to separate lid and body during firing.
Glaze: transluscent, thin olive green, scratched and abraded; three large round stacking scars on base.
Decoration: none.
Mark: none.


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