The jar is carved on the body with two triple bow-string bands, and is flanked by a pair of taotie mask and fixed-ring handles. The conical cover is molded with mountain peaks interspersed with figures and animals surrounding a central peak. Both are covered with olive-green and amber glazes.
Hu 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high

Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987) Collections.
Else Sackler (1913-2000) Collection, and thence by descent within the family.
Jerusalem, Israel Museum, 3500 Years of Chinese Art: Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 9 July-31 October 1987.
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