Celadon Ewer

 Celadon Ewer

Manufactured in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), this celadon ewer, 13.4cm high, was excavated from the tomb of the wife of Wang Shuwen, an official of the Ministry of Revenue, dating from the fifth year (810) of the Yuanhe reign period, in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province, in 1936. Hexahedron in shape, the ewer has a short spout and a full belly. It is decorated with green glaze, clean, smooth and flawless. It is a representative of the Yue ware of the Tang Dynasty.