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Guan stoneware dish with sloping sides and everted six-lobed rim. The dish has translucent greenish-grey glaze with a fine, brown stained crackle. There are six spur marks on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Hangzhou
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Hangzhou)
- Height: 30 millimetres
- Diameter: 152 millimetres
- Diameter: 85 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Song or Yuan 12th-14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Lobed dish with guan glaze
官(guan ‘official’) stonewares such as this dish 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
Laohudong, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 杭州市, 老虎洞
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, about AD 1127–1368
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Object reference number: RRC38447
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