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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.47

  • Description

    Stoneware vase with pear-shaped body and long slender neck. The vase has a white body and transparent greenish glaze with close crackle stained greyish-brown. The base is glazed and the foot unglazed.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1127-1234
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 323 millimetres
    • Diameter: 150 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Song or laterRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A47

    Bottle vase with clear glaze


    This bottle has a long thin neck and is covered with a green-tinged clear glaze.


    Stoneware with transparent green-tinged glaze
    Huoxian, Shanxi province山西省, 霍縣
    Jin dynasty, about AD 1127–1234

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  • Bibliography

    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.35, no.A47 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.64, no.A47 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case9/sh9

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    6 August 2009

    Treatment proposal

    Improve old repair.

    Condition

    Old repair across neck overpainted and in poor visual condition. The vase is in otherwise good and stable condition.

    Treatment details

    The previous repair was reversed using 1:1 Industrial methylated spirits (ethanol,methanol), deionized water, applied on cotton wool. The excess adhesive was then further cleaned using a scalpel with a #15 blade under magnification. The break edges were re-adhered using Fynebond epoxy. A color fill was created using Fynebond epoxy, bulked with Cab-o-sil (fumed silica) and toned with dry pigments. Fill was sanded smooth using Micromesh abrasive cloths.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF Card: Acquired from Yamaka April 1937.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.47

Stoneware vase with pear-shaped body and lond slender neck. White body covered in transparent greenish glazed with close crackle stained greyish-brown. Base glazed and foot unglazed.

Stoneware vase with pear-shaped body and lond slender neck. White body covered in transparent greenish glazed with close crackle stained greyish-brown. Base glazed and foot unglazed.

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