Cizhou-type stoneware ovoid jar. The jar is cream with dark brown detail. There are three round panels with flower motifs painted on the body. There is an inscription on the exterior.
- Made in: China (North)
- Height: 187 millimetres
Inscription Positionon shoulder
Inscription TransliterationDa Guan yuan nian zao
Inscription TranslationMade in the first year of the Da Guan period [AD 1107]
Published PDF date : AD 1107Room 95 label text:
Jar with flowers and inscription
This Cizhou ware jar is painted in iron-brown with flowers and with an inscription. The inscription reads: 大觀元年造 (Daguan yuan nian zao 'Made in the first year of the Daguan period'.) The Northern Song dynasty emperor Huizong (reigned 1101-1125) ruled during the Daguan reign period which lasted AD 1107 to AD1110.
Stoneware cream coloured slip with iron-brown painting
North China 中國北部
Northern Song dynasty, dated equivalent to AD 1107
On display: G95/dc12/sh8
PDF Card: Acquired between the two wars from Sparks for £8.00.
Cizhou stoneware ovoid jar. The jar is cream with dark brown detail. There are three round panels with flower motifs painted on the body. There is an inscription on the exterior.
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Object reference number: RRC38739
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