Longquan stoneware octagonal dish with flared rim. The dish has greyish green glaze. There are leaves and petals carved on exterior, a lattice pattern in centre encircled by triple lines, and floral motifs on the eight interior panels, with an incised key-fret at the rim.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 46 millimetres
- Width: 22 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming dynasty 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Potters fired dishes of this type on their bases on an unglazed foot ring. This generally oxidises in the kiln on cooling turning an orange-red colour.
Stoneware, porcelain-type, with impressed and incised decoration and celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, about AD 1403–87
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Object reference number: RRC38688
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