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bowl

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.284

  • Description

    Longquan stoneware bowl with slightly sloping sides and an everted rim. The bowl has grey-blue glaze.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 12thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 53 millimetres
    • Diameter: 170 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Southern Song 12thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 284

    Brush-washer with celadon glaze


    Archaeologists excavated similar Longquan celadon brush-washers in 1991 in a Southern Song context, in the Jinyucun 金鱼村 hoard of Suining county 遂寧縣, Sichuan province 四川省 but none of this large size. These vessels have an angular profile, with a thickened rolled rim and a low foot and are glazed inside, outside and on the base with a broad-bean coloured celadon glaze. The Longquan kilns were non-official kilns whose workers made ceramics nevertheless for the imperial household, but also for middle class patrons and for customers abroad.


    Stoneware, porcelain-type, with celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省,龍泉地區
    Southern Song dynasty, AD1127–1279PDF 284

    青釉筆洗


    1991年,考古學家曾在四川省遂寧縣金魚村南宋窖藏中發掘出類似的龍泉青釉筆洗。此類器物厚唇,折腹,矮圈足,內外施豆青色釉。龍泉窯並非官窯,但還是曾為宮廷燒造瓷器,另外其產品多供中層人士使用,或行銷海外。


    炻器,属廣義瓷器,青釉
    龍泉窯
    浙江省龍泉地區
    南宋,1127-1279年

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 p.16, no.28 bibliographic details
    • Krahl & Harrison-Hall 2009 p.44, no.17 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.50, no.284 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc52/s4

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Medley 1977 records: From the S. K. de Forest Collection

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.284


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