Brown-glazed jar with decals and double handles produced in Changsha Kiln


Tang Dynasty
Height: 19.2 cm
Mouth diameter: 12.6 cm
Foot diameter 14.2 cm

Open mouth, straight neck, broad shoulder, round belly contracted downward, flat bottom. The base takes on grayish white color. Yellow brown glaze is applied to the original hoar body except for the bottom and the area close to the bottom. There are two square ears and four decals on the shoulder of the jar. The bottom and the part close to the bottom are unadorned and without glaze.

In the Tang Dynasty, porcelain wares produced in Changsha Kiln were mainly for daily use, among which, jars of various kinds were the most popular. They featured simple design and delicate changes. Porcelain wares in Changsha Kiln sold well not only in China but also in many foreign countries at that time.