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Jun stoneware incense burner with globular body, wide neck, flattened mouthrim, and three cabriole legs. The incense burner has opalescent pale blue glaze with some crazing. There is a recessed circle on the base.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 181 millimetres
- Diameter: 188 millimetres
- Diameter: 163 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Northern Song 11thC-12thCRoom 95 label text:
Jun ware incense burner
Jun wares were made in many kilns throughout Junzhou prefecture (modern Yuxian) in Henan province from the Northern Song (AD 960–1127) until the Ming dynasty (AD1368–1435). Jun wares have relatively coarse stoneware bodies. In the Northern Song and Jin dynasties they appear to have been popular rather than imperial wares. Jun wares are characterised by opalescent blue, purple or even green glazes.
Stoneware with thick opalescent blue glaze
Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
Jin dynasty, about AD 1115–1234
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Object reference number: RRC38514
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