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Glazed earthenware, sancai (three-color ware)

Diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); Overall: 27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)

The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 1987.148


Many sancai or "three-color" lead-glazed wares-such as this ewerare notable for their heavy dependence on metalwork prototypes. Such polychrome glazed wares were intended for the tomb.

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