A Chinese Pottery candle holder, from Tang Dynasty, Gongyao. White glazed ceramic China, Tang dynasty (618-906) Candle stick with a coiled dragon around the body Carried by a round base Sculpturally crafted dragon The top section forms a cylindrical segment with an also wide and molded rim. This piece comes with a Thermoluminescence (TL) Analysis Report from Oxford.
The dating of this piece is consistent with the results of an Oxford Thermoluminescence Analysis Report. This report enables us to guarantee the age of this ceramic piece to be Tang dynasty.
Condition: Losses, scratches, dings, chips, frets, old hairlines and cracks. Old repairs and restorations visible in photos. The original paper report of Thermoluminescence Analysis from Oxford is available. The height measures 27.5 cm.
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