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Jizhou stoneware jar with wide neck. There are birds on rocks with flowers painted in brown on the body, and a floral band around the shoulder.
- Made in: JizhouYonghezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jizhou)
- Height: 151 millimetres
Published PDF date : 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Jar painted with birds
This wide mouthed jar is painted with a cream slip overall to create a light coloured and even background and then painted in iron-brown slip for the birds and flowers design.
Stoneware painted in iron-brown
Jizhou ware 吉州窯
Jizhou, Jiangxi province江西省, 吉州区
Southern Song to Yuan dynasty, AD 1127–1300
Margaret Medley 1975, records: From the Ralph Oppenheimer Collection, acquired in 1965. PDF Card: Acquired via Bluett & Son in 1965 for £75.
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Object reference number: RRC38746
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