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    PDF.275

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    Longquan stoneware rectangular table screen with integral stand of lion heads and scrolls in relief. The screen has uneven grey-green glaze. On one side of the screen, there are carved fish in waves in the central panel, two children with lotus flowers in the side borders and a flower with leaves on either side at the top. On the other side, there is a panel with a phoenix and bamboo enclosed by border panels of boys with lotus and a flower and leaves.

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  • Date

    • 1500-1600
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 303 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 275

    Large table screen


    This Longquan stoneware rectangular table screen is decorated on one side with carved fish in waves in the central panel, two children with lotus flowers in the side borders and a flower with leaves on either side at the top. On the other side, there is a panel with a phoenix and bamboo enclosed by border panels of boys with lotus and a flower and leaves.


    Stoneware with incised and moulded decoration and an olive green glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Ming dynasty, AD 1500–1600

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 p.35, no.109 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.45, no.275 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case6/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.275

Longquan stoneware rectangular table screen with integral stand of lion heads and scrolls in relief. The screen has uneven grey-green glaze. On one side of the screen, there are carved fish in waves in the central panel, two children with lotus flowers in the side borders and a flower with leaves on either side at the top. On the other side, there is a panel with a phoenix and bamboo enclosed by border panels of boys with lotus and a flower and leaves.

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