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<p>Vase of the type “hu”; flat base on which are five long spurs, triangular in section. Clay: reddish, sandy texture; fired medium hard. Glaze: lead silicate; green now turned iridescent and partly worn off; some on base. Decoration: horizontal rings in relief; two simulated mask and ring handles moulded in relief and applied. One of …</p>
<p>Vase: flattened globular, on high base; flaring neck. Five spurs on base. Clay: soft, red. Glaze: green, with silvery iridescence; finely crackled; partly disintegrated. Decoration: corrugated encircling rings and two head and ring handles molded in re lief. One of a pair with F1902.199.</p>