Porcelain Vase with Dragon Handles

Place of production
Era century
Tang Period
Kyoto National Museum
Although it is difficult to identify the specific manufacturing kiln of this vase, the white underglaze and the shape of the foot display characteristics of <i>tangsancai</i>, or tri-colored glazed pottery of the Tang dynasty, indicating that it was probably produced by a kiln in northern China. Similar examples excavated in China suggest that it was produced in the early Tang dynasty (618-907).

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