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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.280

  • Description

    Longquan-type porcelain vessel of archaic bronze jue form, with two columns standing up from the flattened rim, standing on three tapered legs. The vessel has grey-green glaze. There is a key-fret band below the rim, and a floral relief moulded on the centre of the interior. There are inscriptions on both sides of the body.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1912-1949
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 142 millimetres
    • Width: 148 millimetres
    • Depth: 76 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        on the side
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        龍泉縣儒學祭器
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Longquan xian ruxue ji qi
      • Inscription Translation

        Sacrificial vessel for Confucian studies in Longquan County
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        on the other side
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        弘治四年三月立
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Hongzhi si nian san yue li
      • Inscription Translation

        Set up on the third month of the fourth year of Hongzhi [AD 1491]
      • Inscription Comment

        apocryphal
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Modern JapanRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 280

    Jue vessel with inscription


    This cup is modelled in the form of an ancient bronze ritual vessel made for heating wine called a jue. On the side it has a relief inscription which reads 龍泉縣 儒學祭器 (Longquan xian ruxue ji qi ‘ Longquan county, sacrificial vessel for Confucian studies’). On the other side is an apocryphal inscription 弘治四年三月立(Hongzhi si nian san yue li ‘Set up on the third month of the fourth year of Hongzhi' [AD 1491]). This cup was probably made at Longquan but in the Republican era.


    Stoneware, porcelain–type, with celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Republican period, AD 1912–1949

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 p.37, no.118 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.49, no.280 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case6/sh2

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    5 November 2010

    Reason for treatment

    Permanent Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Adhere detached fragment and flake, recent damage, take some ceramic samples

    Condition

    Old repair

    Treatment details

    Some damage to old repair, restuck fragments peices were from, once located, restuck into with HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate).

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.280

Longquan stoneware vase of pear shape with bulbous head. The vase has grey-green glaze. There are two parallel raised ribs around the body and on the base of the neck, with vertical grooves carved on the upper part of the neck.

Longquan stoneware vase of pear shape with bulbous head. The vase has grey-green glaze. There are two parallel raised ribs around the body and on the base of the neck, with vertical grooves carved on the upper part of the neck.

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