Yue ware ewer with chicken-head spout

 

Yue ware ewer with chicken-head spout

No: 0017

Date: Six Dynasties (220-586 CE)
Material: ceramic
Height: 5 ¼ inches (13.33 cm)

This globular ewer-shape vessel has a chicken head as a spout and two small square lugs placed behind the spout on either side. A handle leads to the top of the ewer where it meets the rim of the upper part of the neck. The vessel is covered overall in a yellow-green glaze.

Photo  by Maria Paula Armelin

 

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