Yue stoneware spittoon with an inverted hemispherical base section, a narrow neck and widely flared bowl shaped upper section. The spittoon has grey-green glaze.
- Made in: Shanglinhu
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Shanglinhu)
- Height: 111 millimetres
- Diameter: 168 millimetres
Published PDF date : Tang dynasty 9th centuryRoom 95 label text:
In China, the eighth and ninth century marked a shift in economic power from the north to the south and this coincided with a revival of the prosperity of the southern Yue ware kilns located in Yuezhou in modern Zhejiang province. The form of this vessel is also found in contemporary Tang metalwork.
Stoneware with grey-green glaze
Yue ware 越窯
Shanglinhu kilns, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 上林湖窯
Tang dynasty, about AD 800–916
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: RRC38683
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.