Guan stoneware brush-washer with lobed corners. The brush-washer has opaque greenish-grey glaze with an even crackle stained brown and black. There are three spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Hangzhou
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Hangzhou)
- Height: 35 millimetres
- Width: 68 millimetres
- Depth: 68 millimetres
- Width: 45 millimetres (base)
- Depth: 45 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12th-13thC
Room 95 label text:
Water pot with guan glaze
官(guan ‘official’) stonewares such as this water pot are characterised by a thin, dark clay body and a luscious celadon glaze with tiny bubbles and a distinctive crackle.
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Guan ware 官窯
Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 杭州市
Southern Song to Yuan dynasty, about AD 1127–1300
PDF Card: Acquired before 1934
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Object reference number: RRC38448
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