H. 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); Diam. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
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The amphora shape of this vase, modeled after Hellenistic prototypes, has been translated into Chinese idiom by the use of a single color glaze and the substitution of dragon handles for the ordinary loop variety. The finely crackled, almost colorless glaze falls in a graceful swag that separates the glossy upper body from the unglazed portion below.