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cup-stand

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.31

  • Description

    Longquan-type stoneware cup stand with raised flange and five-lobed rim., standing on a splayed foot. The cup has a pale body covered in translucent blue-green glaze with fine crackle. The base is glazed, which is opaque yellowish-brown from firing. There are three small spur marks on the foot rim, which is glazed.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 11thC-12thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 33 millimetres
    • Diameter: 164 millimetres
    • Diameter: 93 millimetres (base)
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Southern Song 12thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A31

    Cup stand with celadon glaze


    Potters have applied a white slip to the base and to the dish of this stoneware cup stand. The glaze has been applied in two layers. It was made for a bowl or cup. later cup stands have an inner ring on the top. This was fired on its base.


    Stoneware with slip and blue-green glaze with fine crackle
    Henan or Shaanxi province 河南 或者 陕西省
    Late Northern Song or Jin dynasty, about AD 1050–1200

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 no.A31 not included bibliographic details
    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.31, no.A31, pl.XIII bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.57, no.A31 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.60, no.A31 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/dc2/sh6

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.31

Longquan-type stoneware cup stand with raised flange and five-lobed rim., standing on a splayed foot. Pale body covered in translucent blue-green glaze with fine crackle. Glaze on base opaque yellowish-brown from firing. Foot rim glazed with three small spur marks.

Longquan-type stoneware cup stand with raised flange and five-lobed rim., standing on a splayed foot. Pale body covered in translucent blue-green glaze with fine crackle. Glaze on base opaque yellowish-brown from firing. Foot rim glazed with three small spur marks.

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