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Guan porcelain dish with shallow, sloping sides and six-lobed mouth rim. The dish has translucent blue-grey glaze with fine, brown stained crackle. There are six small spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
- 1279-1400 (?)
- Made in: Hangzhou
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Hangzhou)
- Height: 33 millimetres
- Diameter: 149 millimetres
- Diameter: 75 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Southern Song or Yuan 12th-14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with guan-type glaze
官(guan ‘official’) stonewares such as this dish are characterised by a thin, dark clay body and a luscious celadon glaze with tiny bubbles and a distinctive crackle.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Guan ware 官窯
Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省，杭州市
Yuan or Ming dynasty, about AD 1279–1400
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Object reference number: RRC38508
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