AGE: – Tang Dynasty 618- 907 C.E.
CONSTRUCTION: – Earthenware
DESCRIPTION: – Chinese Tang Dynasty Miniature Sancai Mingqi Tri Coloured Jarr
HEIGHT: – 8cm
BASE DIAMETER:– 3cm
CIRCUMFERENCE WIDEST PART: – 15cm
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Miniature Chinese Tang Dynasty Miniature Sancai Mingqi Tri Coloured Jar made purely for burial purposes. Chinese tomb figures and miniature objects such as this were produced in large numbers during the Tang Dynasty. Their purpose was to accompany a departed soul into the afterlife.
Sancai glazes are a usually a combination of three colours, amber, cream and green, although blue is also seen in some sancai wares.