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