THREE GREEN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE MODELS OF GRANARY
China, Eastern Han dynasty
23,5 cm, 24,5 cm e 25 cm high
Each standing on three animal head shaped feet, the cylindrical body with moulded horizontal or oblique lines raising to a roof shaped fixed cover encircling the round mouth, all covered with a dark green glaze, two with a diffused incrustation.
Provenance: ambassador Francesco Rausi.
For a comparable example in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, see He Li, Chinese Ceramics. The New Standard Guide, San Francisco 1996, n. 70.