Bowl

Accession No. R023927
Period Sui and Tang dynasties
Material Porcelain
Findspot Tomb No. 2: M03 Hsiao-t'un, Yin Xu site
Geographic Location Hsiao-t'un village, Anyang, Honan province, China
Dimension H. 6.7 cm; Diam. of rim 11.1 cm; Diam. of foot 5.2 cm

Description

Period: Sui-tang dynasty.(581-907 A.D.)
Medium: Porcelain

This porcelain bowl was made of greyish white clay though its body contained a high level of impurity. Its greenish glaze showed glass-like fine cracklings. Bowls, multi-handled jars and stem plates were the common combination of grave goods in the Sui dynasty.