White Porcelain Jar with Two Lugs

  • H 8.7㎝ MD 5.9㎝ BD 4.5㎝
  • High Tang, 8th century

Vase with rabbit-shaped lugs on its shoulder. Both inside and outside are glazed and white slipping under the glaze can be seen on the outside body. Lower part of the body and basement are unglazed revealing hard and dense clay. Similar items have been found in tombs dating from the first half of the 8th century.

*The Bulletin of the Chinese Ceramic Study Association of Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation vol.7 Early White Porcelain, Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation, 2018 (see commentary by Sarah Sato)
*Selected Masterpices from the Tresures of Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation, commemorating the 80th Anniversary of Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation, Tokiwayama Bunko Foundation, 2023 (see commentary by Keiko Mikasa)