Soft Jun stoneware dish with shallow, rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has thin, greenish-grey glaze with a fine crackle, and olive green at the rim. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 142 millimetres
- Diameter: 84 millimetres (base)
Inscription PositionOn the base
Published PDF date : Ming 14th-15th 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. This is inscribed with the character 丙 (bing) on the base.
Stoneware body covered in blue-green glaze
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
On display: G95/dc14/sh1
PDF Card: Acquired before 1935.
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Object reference number: RRC38473
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