Unearthed from a Tang Dynasty tomb in Xi'an of Shaanxi, the pottery bowl is applied with blue glaze except for the legs at the bottom. This glazing method was a trail-blazer for later Chinese porcelain ware in blue-and-white glaze.
Kintsukuroi - "To repair with gold." The art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken. Repaired tea bowl Japan early c, Edo period