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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.277

  • Description

    Longquan stoneware bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has thick grey-green glaze. There is a moulded chrysanthemum in the centre surrounded by a carved wide band of vertical grooves and a peony scroll, petal panels carved and incised on the exterior, and a vegetal scroll and an angular meander border at the rim.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1300-1368
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 185 millimetres
    • Diameter: 426 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Yuan 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 277

    Large bowl with chrysanthemums and peonies


    Inside, this large bowl is decorated with a chrysanthemum flower and peonies incised into the cavetto. Outside it is carved with petals. Bowls of this type were produced in bulk at Longquan and shipped to the Middle East and countries in South-east Asia and India.


    Stoneware, porcelain-type, with incised and moulded decoration and celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Yuan dynasty, AD 1300–1368

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 61 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1977 p.30, no.89 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.48, no.277 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case5/sh1

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.277

Longquan stoneware bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has thick grey-green glaze. There is a moulded chrysanthemum in the centre surrounded by a carved wide band of vertical grooves and a peony scroll, petal panels carved and incised on the exterior, and a vegetal scroll and an angular meander border at the rim.

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