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Stoneware water-pot. The water-pot has marbled brown and cream body. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: China
- Height: 60 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription CommentThe character 'yi' (amiable) incised on base
Room 95 label text:
This water pot is made using marbled clay. Dark-brown and buff-coloured clay have been mixed by folding over and over together to create a two tone body. It is fired but not glazed. The single character on the base reads 易 (yi ‘easy or to be at ease’).
Stoneware with marbled brown and cream body
Qing dynasty, AD 1644–1911
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Object reference number: RRC38729
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