A Miniature Western Han Stoneware Jar

Western Han (202 BC – 220 AD)

A Western Han Miniature Stoneware Jar. This high-fired jar is partly lime-glazed, this type is sometimes described as proto-porcelain or proto-celadon, it is really a type of stoneware. It was high-fired at around 1200 degrees Celsius. 

Condition
Very minor flaking to the glaze.
Size
Height 3.5 cm (1 /13 inches)
Provenance
From a Private Collection of Early Chinese Miniature. Collection labels to the base.
Stock number
26116
£ 280
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