Jun stoneware brush-washer in the form of a shallow bowl with sides moulded in six lobed foliations, with a small loop handle projecting under a flat flange. It has matt greenish-blue glaze with a fine crackle. There are three spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 67 millimetres
- Diameter: 196 millimetres
- Diameter: 67 millimetres (base)
- Diameter: 176 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Northern Song dynasty 11thC-12thCRoom 95 label text:
The shape of this brush-washer derives from silver ware. It has a side handle and flange. Although some scholars believe some very fine Jun wares were sent as tribute to the Northern Song court, most of the output from the Jun kilns appears to have been intended for non-imperial consumers and the ware was rarely exported.
Stoneware with opalescent blue glaze
Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
Jin to Yuan dynasty, about AD 1115–1300
Jun stoneware cup in the form of a shallow bowl with sides moulded in six lobed foliations, with a small loop handle projecting under a flat flange. The cup has matt greenish-blue glaze with a fine crackle. There are three spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
Copyright SOAS All rights reserved
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: RRC38486
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.