Jun stoneware stem cup with deep sides and everted rim. Opalescent blue glaze with purple in-glaze copper pigment splashes, appearing crimson and bright green in concentrated areas.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 80 millimetres
- Diameter: 100 millimetres
- Diameter: 45 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Yuan/Ming dynasty 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Stem cup with Jun glaze
‘Official’ Jun wares have been found at a kiln site near the Juntai terrace, inside the north gate of the administrative seat of Yuzhou prefecture (modern Yuxian). They were made in the early Ming period (about AD 1368 to 1435).
Stoneware body covered in purple and blue glazes
Official Jun ware官鈞窯
Juntai, Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣, 鈞台
Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435
On display: G95/dc14/sh8
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record: 'From the W. C. Alexander Collection and Yorke Hardy 1953. "The Early Ceramic Wares of China, Plate 14, fig.2.'
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Object reference number: RRC38492
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