H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm); W. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm); L. 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Gift of Stanley Herzman, 1985
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
In southern China, especially in the coastal provinces of the southeast, pottery with a lime glaze was fired at the high temperature (above 1000 degrees centigrade). The yellowish green color is due to the presence of iron.