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Guan-type stoneware square dish, with flattened rim with bisected corners. The dish has a dark grey body covered in thick grey-green glaze with close, irregular crackle stained black with some brown. The base is glazed and the footrim unglazed.
- Made in: China
- Height: 22 millimetres
- Width: 137 millimetres
- Depth: 136 millimetres
- Width: 107 millimetres (base)
- Depth: 110 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Square dish with guan-type glaze
Green glazed wares are known as celadons in English, 青瓷(qingci) in Chinese and青瓷 (seiji) in Japanese This square dish is covered with a crackled celadon glaze imitating Southern Song dynasty guan wares (AD 1127–1279).
Stoneware with guan-type crackled glaze
Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
PDF Card: Acquired before 1934
Guan-type square dish, with flattened rim with bisected corners. Dark grey stoneware body covered in thick grey-green glaze with close, irregular crackle stained black with some brown. Base glazed and rim of foot unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39260
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