Changsha Ware Ewer


Tang Dynasty (618-907), 9th century

Broad, melon-shaped body resting on a flat, unglazed base, with a narrow neck and everted mouth rim, two short ridged loop handles, one larger strap handle, and a short faceted spout. Decorated on either side with an impressed leaf design and covered overall with an olive green glaze.

Height 23 cm

Height 9 inches