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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.223

  • Description

    Longquan stoneware bowl with a flattened rim and two pairs of holes for metal fittings. The bowl has glossy grey-green glaze. There are two fish moulded in the centre, and a scrolling design carved in interior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 13thC-14thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 56 millimetres
    • Diameter: 151 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Southern Song 13thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 223

    Dish with celadon glaze


    The holes in the rim of this bowl were made for the attachment of handles at the original time of production and were not later drilled.


    Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Yuan dynasty, about AD 1280–1368

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 38 bibliographic details
    • Hobson 1934 p. 50, pl. XLIX bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2001 p.19, no.11 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1977 p.22, no.55 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.26, no.223 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case3/sh1

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.223

Longquan stoneware bowl with a flattened rim and two pairs of holes for metal fittings. The bowl has glossy grey-green glaze. There are two fish moulded in the centre, and a scrolling design carved in interior.

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