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Ewer with chrysanthemum scroll, approx. 1100–1200

Ewer with chrysanthemum scroll, approx. 1100-1200

Ewer with chrysanthemum scroll, approx. 1100-1200. China; Shaanxi province Northern Song dynasty (960–1126). Yaozhou ware, glazed high-fired ceramic with carved decoration. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1233.

Pouring vessels of this type were used for tea, wine, or other liquids. The elaborately carved decoration and olive green glaze of this example indicate it was made at the Yaozhou kilns in Shaanxi province.