Amphora Or Dragon Vase

Tang dynasty (618 - 906)


Medium
porcelaineous stoneware with clear glaze
Country
China
Accession Number
0080
Credit line
Herbert and May Shaw Bequest
Collection Area
Asian Art
Gallery location
Not on display

This jar is a mortuary ceramic and is not intended to be functional. It is wheel thrown with hand-modeled handles. The form is derived from Greek amphora reflecting early trade links between the West and the Orient.

Support

Southern Grampians Shire Council

State Government of Victoria