Tang sancai ceramics are the most familiar and quintessential expression of the Tang style, strongly influenced by Chinese contacts with the arts of Central and West Asia, in particular Sassanian Persia.
Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, June 1990.
Place where the work was made
Tang dynasty 618 - 907 → China
618 CE-907 CE
earthenware with sancai (three colour) glaze
4.4 x 20.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Edward and Goldie Sternberg Chinese Art Purchase Fund 1990
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Great gifts, great patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 1994–19 Oct 1994
The connoisseur and the philanthropist: 30 years of the Sternberg Collection of Chinese Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Jan 2014–27 Apr 2014