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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ewer with chrysanthemum scroll, approx. 1100–1200

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.