Longquan ware porcelain water-pot in the shape of a wooden bucket with shaped handle linking two upright supports. The water-pot has a pale grey body and crackled grey-green glaze. There are vertical grooves incised on the exterior. The foot rim is unglazed.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 100 millimetres
- Width: 84 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Water pot modelled as a wooden bucket
This celadon water pot is made in Japanese taste into the form of a wooden water bucket.
Chinese potters made ceramics in Japanese shapes which were popular for the tea ceremony.
Stoneware, porcelain–type, with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, about AD 1600–1644
Longquan ware porcelain water-pot in shape of wooden bucket with shaped handle linking two upright supports. Incised vertical grooves on bucket. Pale grey body covered with crackled grey-green glaze. Rim of foot unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39269
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