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Updated: 14 April 2015
Soft Jun stoneware cup with rounded sides and inverted mouth rim. The cup has thick, bright turquoise glaze with a fine crackle.
- Made in: China
- Height: 52 millimetres
- Diameter: 86 millimetres
- Diameter: 35 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Jin-Yuan dynasty 13thCRoom 95 label text:
‘Soft’ Jun ware cup
Traditionally this type of ware is classified as ‘soft’ Jun. Scholars are unsure where ‘soft’ Jun was made, and so in the absence of a kiln site, they are dated stylistically by comparison to other pieces.
Stoneware with blue Jun-type glaze
‘Soft’ Jun ware
North China 中國北部
Jin or Yuan dynasty, about AD 1200–1300
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Object reference number: RRC38472
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