Tang Dynasty Sancai-Glazed Tazza Bowl

GBP 600.00

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Object Description

A vibrant Tang Dynasty terracotta tazza-cup decorated in a polychromatic Sancai glaze. The vessel features a concave bowl with sides that slightly extend outwards leading to an overturned, everted rim. The bowl sits upon a conical, stemmed foot with a folded rim. The dish section is decorated with a three-colour glaze; yellow and cream floral motifs, possibly blossom, surrounded by a deep green background.

The interior has a central yellow glaze with irregular curved edges which lead up to the flowers. The base is unadorned displaying the pale terracotta hue of the clay.

Date: Circa AD 618 – 906
Period: Tang Dynasty

Object History

From a West Country; UK, collection; formerly in a Hong Kong gallery, 1990s.

Object Condition

Excellent condition. A few surface cracks to the base of the bowl.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:6.1 x H:4.2 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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