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唐 長沙窯釉下彩花鳥紋盒
Circular Box

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
9th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with underglaze copper and iron pigment (Changsha ware)
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 6 9/16 in. (16.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.605.46a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Produced in Hunan Province in the south, Changsha wares were among the first examples of Chinese ceramics to feature prominently in maritime trade. The parrots painted on the lid further illustrate international taste as these birds were originally imported into China from Indonesia.
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