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Updated: 14 April 2015
Ru stoneware dish with rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has thick, translucent greenish-blue glaze with fine crackle. There are three small eliptical spur marks on the base.
- Made in: Henan (province)
- (Asia,China,Henan (province))
- Height: 31 millimetres
- Diameter: 170 millimetres
- Diameter: 93 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Northern Song early 12thCRoom 95 label text:
Dish with crackled celadon glaze
This shallow dish is covered inside and out with a classic thick celadon Ru ware glaze. Production of imperial-quality Ru wares ceased when the Northern Song court was forced by the invading Jin armies to flee their capital Bianjing 汴京 (modern Kaifeng 開封) in northern China and re-establish their government south of the Yangtze River 長江 in Lin’an 臨安 (today’s Hangzhou 杭州) in AD 1127.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Qingliangsi, Baofeng county, Henan province 河南省, 寳豐縣, 清凉寺
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 1086–1125
PDF Card: Purchased in China for £10.
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Object reference number: RRC38479
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