The bird-head shaped bottleneck traces back to the Sassanian Persia. This style was introduced to China in the late 6th century and became popular in Sui and Tang dynasty. It was excavated from Turfan region, showing the influence of Tang culture. 

Provenance: Halahezhuo, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, China

Materials: Ceramics

Dimensions: H. 27, W. 16.5cm

Accession Number: Bongwan 4034

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