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Cizhou-type stoneware jar with lid. The jar has white glazed interior. There is a black on white painted peony scroll.
- Made in: China (North)
- Height: 121 millimetres
- Diameter: 131 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Jar with peony scroll
This jar imitates earlier Song dynasty Cizhou ware. It is painted in iron-brown and cream slip to show a leafy peony scroll on a cream ground. The original design on which it is based was made at Guantai, Hehei province.
Stoneware incised and with brown and cream slip
Cizhou-type ware 磁州窯
Republican period, AD 1912–1949
On display: G95/dc12/sh1
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Object reference number: RRC38734
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