Yue ware ladle with figure
Date: Six Dynasties (220-586 CE)
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