Ceramic: vessel

Production date
5th Century
One glazed sancai ware ewer with an elongated globular body surmounted by long narrow neck and resting on a flared base. The shoulder of the ewer is joined to its neck by a semi-circular moulded handle arcing through the neck to terminate in the form of the head of a ram. Ewer body presents moulded designs in the form of botanical patterns and a horse and rider on one side. Dominant glaze colours are white ochre green and blue. Ewer neck and handle exhibit cracks and appear to have been repaired.
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Dimensions L x W: 243 x 130mm
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