There may be information missing from this page.
Following a recent issue with object details, some objects (~1%) are not showing all the data they should. We estimate the data will be fully restored at the end of this week.
Updated: 27 April 2015
Jun stoneware bowl with deep, rounded sides. The bowl has thick opalescent sky blue glaze with crackle stained dark grey on the interior rim and base.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 138 millimetres
- Diameter: 194 millimetres
- Width: 210 millimetres
- Diameter: 96 millimetres (base)
- Diameter: 194 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Northern Song 11thC-12thCRoom 95 label text:
Jun ware bowl
Jun wares were made in many kilns throughout Junzhou prefecture (modern Yuxian) in Henan province from the Northern Song (AD 960–1127) until the Ming dynasty (AD1368–1435). Jun wares have relatively coarse stoneware bodies. In the Northern Song and Jin dynasties they appear to have been popular rather than imperial wares. Jun wares are characterised by opalescent blue, purple or even green glazes.
Stoneware with thick opalescent blue glaze
Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 960–1127
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: RRC38460
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.