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Yue stoneware bowl fragment. The bowl has grey-green glaze. There is an inscription and five spur marks on the base.
- Made in: Shanglinhu
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Shanglinhu)
- Height: 44 millimetres
- Diameter: 129 millimetres
Inscription TransliterationTaiping wuyin
Inscription TranslationMade in AD 978
Published PDF date : Northern Song 978 ADRoom 95 label text:
Part of a bowl with inscription
This sherd from the lower part of a Yue stoneware bowl has a very rare date inscription incised into the grey clay body before glazing. It reads 太平戊寅 (Taiping wuyin ‘ AD 978’). It was fired on a setter on its base. Five spur marks are visible.
Stoneware with incised inscription and grey-green glaze
Yue ware 越窯
Shanglinhu kilns, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 上林湖窯
Northern Song, dated equivalent to AD 978
On display: G95/dc2/sh2
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Object reference number: RRC38709
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