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唐 魯山窯黑釉潑彩蓋罐
Covered Jar

Tang dynasty (618–907)
8th century
Earthenware with dappled black glaze
H. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); W. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Charlotte C. Weber, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.662.11a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Derived from the manipulation of copper oxides during firing, black and dark brown glazes first developed in north China, in the latter part of the Tang dynasty. Wares with such glazes served as household goods and became widespread during tenth, eleventh, and twelfth centuries.
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