- Previous 0/1630
Jizhou stoneware bowl. Tortoise-shell effect.
- Made in: Jizhou
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jizhou)
- Height: 53 millimetres
- Diameter: 152 millimetres
Published PDF date : Song 12th-13thCRoom 95 label text:
Tea bowl with ‘tortoise-shell’ glaze
This tea bowl is covered with an iron-brown glaze. The tortoise-shell pattern is achieved by adding concentrated iron (like iron filings) to the glaze.
Stoneware with iron brown glaze and iron-rich flecks
Jizhou ware 吉州窯
Jizhou, Jiangxi province江西省, 吉州區
Southern Song dynasty, AD 1127–1279
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: RRC38722
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.