Amphora with Dragon Handles and Slashed Glaze
Date 700-750
Artist:Unknown
Dimensions Overall: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Medium Ceramic | Lead glazed ware | White earthenware with variegated lead-fluxed glaze
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Vase has cup-shaped mouth, short neck, bulbous body tapering to foot. Dragon-shaped handles with button-like decoration bite each side of the mouth forming elongated loop handles. Body is buff colored, finely crackled splash glaze of blue, green, straw and cream color drip unevenly half way to the foot. Bottom flat, unglazed.
Object Number 71.138