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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.48

  • Description

    Jun stoneware cup with rounded sides. The cup has thick, opaque, greenish-grey glaze with a fine crackle.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1000-1234
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 48 millimetres
    • Diameter: 90 millimetres
    • Diameter: 32 millimetres (base)
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Northern Song-Jin 12thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 48

    Blue Jun cup


    This cup was probably used for drinking wine and might have been used in conjunction with a stand. Where the Jun glaze runs thin towards the edge of the cup, it becomes semi-transparent to olive green. Compared to contemporary Northern Song celadons such as Ru and Yaozhou wares, Jun wares have relatively coarse stoneware bodies. Jun wares are characterised by opalescent blue, purple or occasionally green glazes.


    Stoneware with opalescent blue glaze
    Jun ware鈞窯
    Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
    Northern Song to Jin dynasty, about AD 1000–1234PDF 48

    藍色鈞釉杯


    這種形制的杯很可能是酒器,並配有杯托。口沿處因釉薄而呈現半透明的橄欖綠色。與同期的北宋青釉,如汝窯、燿州窯相比,鈞窯的胎質較粗,以藍色乳濁釉、紫色釉及偶爾出現的青釉為特色。


    炻器,乳濁藍釉
    鈞窯
    河南省禹縣(今禹州市)
    北宋至金,約1000-1234年

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  • Bibliography

    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.14, no.48 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.34, no.48 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.48

Jun stoneware cup with rounded sides. The cup has thick, opaque, greenish-grey glaze with a fine crackle.

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