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4. Red earthenware steamer with oxhorn handles

1st c. B.C. - 3rd c. A.D., Proto-Three Kingdoms Period

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Seen here in inverted form, the red earthenware's seven incisions around the small hole at its base, flared rim for pouring, and oxhorn handles indicate its use as a steamer. The incisions form a simple flower design, and the work is further embellished by the crosshatched pattern covering the outside, and the horizontal double line spanning the two handles. A similar piece, sold by Kang Collection, is in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.




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