Longquan porcelain jar of spherical form with narrow mouthrim. The jar has pale greyish green glaze. There is a peony scroll in relief on the upper part of the exterior, and overlapping lotus petals on lower part.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 115 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song-Yuan 13thCRoom 95 label text:
Globular oil jar
This small jar was made in two parts and the sections joined together with dilute clay. These were mass-produced as small oil containers. They are found at sites across Southeast Asia where they were exported.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省，龍泉地區
Yuan dynasty, AD 1279–1368
On display: G95/dc4/sh3
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Object reference number: RRC38649
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