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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.299

  • Description

    Longquan stoneware bowl with thickened rim. The bowl has thick, matt grey-brown glaze. There is a vegetal band moulded on the interior above eight quatrefoil panels, each enclosing a Chinese character. There is an inscription on the interior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1368-1435
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 83 millimetres
    • Diameter: 153 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Yuan late 13thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 299

    Bowl


    The Chinese characters are incised in eight quatrefoil panels inside this bowl. Longquan wares with makers’ names are extremely rare and the possibility of this being made at another kiln complex within Zhejiang can not be ruled out.


    Stoneware with moulded decoration and celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Ming dynasty, about AD 1368–1435

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 p.27, no.78 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.53, no.299 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case5/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.299

Longquan stoneware bowl with thickened rim. The bowl has thick, matt grey-brown glaze. There is a vegetal band moulded inside above eight quatrefoil panels, each enclosing a Chinese character. There is an inscription on the interior.

Longquan stoneware bowl with thickened rim. The bowl has thick, matt grey-brown glaze. There is a vegetal band moulded inside above eight quatrefoil panels, each enclosing a Chinese character. There is an inscription on the interior.

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