Stoneware model egg with thick, opaque white glaze with fine, even crackle. There are three small spur marks at one end.
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 29 millimetres
Published PDF date : Song dynasty or later
Room 95 label text:
Model of an egg
This curious object is modelled in the form of an egg.
Porcelain with opaque white glaze, with fine even crackle
South China 中國南部
Republican period, AD 1912–1949
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Object reference number: RRC38451
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