Ewer with dragon handle and dragon spout

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 8th-9th century
Stoneware with iron glaze and wood-ash splashes
Lushan ware (Duandian kiln)
H x W x D: 28 x 27.3 x 19.1 cm (11 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in)
China, Henan province, Jiaxiam, Duandian kiln
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


China, dragon, Huangdao ware, phoenix, stoneware, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance

To 1986
Private collection. [1]

From 1986 to 2006
The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, New York, gift from an anonymous donor. [2]

From 2006
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, New York. [3]


[1] According to documents provided by The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, the object was gifted to the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation anonymously in 1986, but Dr. Arthur M. Sackler's name is attached as the lender in the Loan Agreement form from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation. See object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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