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Jun stoneware dish with shallow, rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has opalescent glaze coloured purple on the interior and exterior with in-glaze copper pigment, appearing green in concentrated areas. Olive brown at the rim.
- Made in: Juntai
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yuxian,Juntai)
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 160 millimetres
- Diameter: 94 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Yuan/Ming dynasty 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with Jun glaze
Potters made ‘official’ Jun wares in Juntai, Yuxian, Henan province from about AD 1368 to1435. Table wares such as this Jun glazed dish are of this ‘official’ quality but do not bear numbers.
Stoneware body covered in blue and purple glazes with olive-green on base
Numbered or Official Jun ware官鈞窯
Juntai, Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣, 鈞台
Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435
R. L. Hobson, 1934 records: From the W. C. Alexander Collection. Purchased by Sir Percival David from Bluett & Sons on 7th May 1931. Listed in Bluett & Sons Sales Day Book (SDB) vol. 13, p.317, Lot 140. £145. Purchased by Bluett's at Sotheby's 6th May 1931 - William Cleverly Alexander Sale.
Jun stoneware dish with shallow, rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has opalescent glaze coloured purple inside and out with in-glaze copper pigment, appearing green in concentrated areas. Olive brown at the rim.
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Object reference number: RRC38493
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