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Cong Vase with Light Bluish-green Glaze

Northern Song Dynasty High:19.5cm

Cong-shaped vase with a square body, a round mouth, a short cylindrical neck and a ring foot. The sizes of the mouth and foot are similar. The vase has rectangular sizes with raised horizontal grooves. Cong vase imitates the shape of the Neolithic ritual-Cong Jade, and makes a few changes. Both Guan Kiln and Longquan Kiln have this type of vessel.