Vase with Dragon Handles
7th century c.e.
This vase was used to transport wine, and its shape echoes that of amphorae made throughout the eastern Mediterranean. The dragon handles and the flat bottom, however, attest to the adaptation of this vessel in China.
Stoneware with white slip and glaze
13 3/8 × 6 in. (34 × 15.2 cm)
- Credit Line
Gift of Denise and George Hopper Fitch, B.A. 1932
- Accession Number
Sui dynasty (581–617 C.E.) or Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)
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