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Guan stoneware dish with shallow, sloping sides and everted, six-lobed rim. The dish has thick, opaque greenish-grey glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 36 millimetres
- Diameter: 143 millimetres
- Diameter: 55 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Southern Song or Yuan 12th-14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with crackled celadon glaze
Southern guan (official) stonewares are characterised by a thin dark clay body and a thick, glassy, celadon glaze with tiny bubbles and a wide crackle that can appear reddish brown when the body shows through. This dish, made in Jingdezhen, copies earlier Song guan glaze. It has a black-painted rim, perhaps to suggest the dark body of the earlier guan wares.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC38475
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