Ge-type stoneware globular jar. The jar has a dark grey body and thick, glassy greenish-grey glaze with two layers of crackle, the wide layer stained dark grey, and the narrow ginger. Where exposed in firing, the body is reddish-brown. The base is glazed and the foot rim unglazed.
- Made in: China
- Height: 123 millimetres
- Diameter: 160 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with glossy celadon glaze
This jar is covered with a crackled celadon glaze, recreated on a porcelain body.
Porcelain with crackled celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1800–1900
Globular Ge-type stoneware jar. Dark grey body covered in thick, glassy greenish-grey glaze with two layers of crackle. The wide layer is stained dark grey, and the narrow ginger. Base glazed and rim of foot unglazed. Where exposed in firing, body reddish-brown.
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Object reference number: RRC39324
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