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Our Grounds re-open Sat 10 Feb 2018 and the House, Galleries and Cafe re-open Sat 17 Mar 2018.
Hill jar and cover Hill jar and cover Eastern Han dynasty, (AD 24-220) © Compton Verney
The green glaze on this cylindrical jar was probably meant to imitate the patina of bronze. The central frieze shows a hunting scene.
Hill jar and cover Eastern Han dynasty, (AD 24-220) © Compton Verney