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Yaozhou stoneware conical bowl with slightly flared rim. The bowl has deep olive-green glaze. There are four fish and a squid in rippling water moulded on the interior, with incised radiating lines on the exterior. One of a pair with PDF.297.
- Made in: Huangpu
- (Asia,China,Shaanxi (province),Huangpu)
- Height: 43 millimetres
- Diameter: 97 millimetres
Published PDF date : Northern Song 11thC-12thCRoom 95 label text:
Conical bowl with fish design
Potters employed a reusable carved intaglio mould to produce this dish which sped up the production process. Inside four fish and another sea creature possibly a squid are depicted against rippling water and the outside is incised with radiating lines. It is covered with a rich and glossy olive green glaze. It is one of a pair with PDF 297.
Stoneware with incised and moulded decoration and olive-green glaze
Yaozhou ware 耀州窯
Huangpuzhen, Tongchuan city, Shaanxi province 陕西省, 銅川市, 黄堡鎮
Northern Song to early Jin dynasty, about AD 1050–1150
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Object reference number: RRC38713
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