Yue ware ladle with figure

 

Yue ware ladle with figure

No: 0020

Date: Six Dynasties (220-586 CE)
Material: ceramic
Height: 3 ¾ inches (9.52 cm)
Diameter of ladle: 2 inches (5.08 cm)

The handle of this ladle (or spoon) depicts a figurine with a topknot to the right of his head. His mouth appears to be covered, perhaps with the sleeve or the arm, or possibly a flute. Covered in a celadon colored glaze.

Photo 1  by Maria Paula Armelin, Photo 2 by Brita Helgesen

 

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