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Arabesque design jar with cinnabar glaze

Unknown16th-17th century, Yi dynasty

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum

This jar is formed with a slightly distorted shape, tightened body, expanded shoulders and a wide-open mouth which is trimmed nicely. It shows a round foot under its hip. The arabesque pattern is painted with a clear-colored tone of a cinnabar-glaze on the upper part of the body. It is applied with a pale blue glaze on the inner and the outer surface. The unglazed part can be seen at the base. The jar was made by turning the potter's wheel clockwise.

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  • Title: Arabesque design jar with cinnabar glaze
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 16th-17th century, Yi dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w口径12.9胴最大径19.0高台径10.8 x h23.2 cm
  • Type: Ceramic

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