Cizhou Jar

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 23 August 2021

Cizhou Jar with champlevé decoration, China, 13th century. The peony decoration was cut into the freshly laid viscous glaze and then filled with enamel producing an effective contrast of material and surface.

Musée d’Art et d’Histoire (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium).

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