Earthenware drug jar, China, 618-906CE
- 618-906 CE in China
Earthenware drug jar, glazed, with wooden stand, late T'ang dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906 CE
Apothecaries used vessels to store dried herbs, minerals and other medicines. This earthenware jar example dates from the late T'ang dynasty (618-906CE). It has a glazed surface. This means it could be easily cleaned. Small delicate handles indicate it was not meant for heavy substances.
- Medical Ceramic-ware
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stand: 15 mm 90 mm,
jar: 113 mm 122 mm, .47kg
- drug jar
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
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