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Longquan stoneware bowl with slightly sloping sides and an everted rim. The bowl has grey-blue glaze.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 53 millimetres
- Diameter: 170 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12thCRoom 95 label text:
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 region, Zhejiang province 浙江省，龍泉地區
Southern Song dynasty, AD1127–1279
Medley 1977 records: From the S. K. de Forest Collection
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Object reference number: RRC38701
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