Guan-type ware bowl. The bowl has a dark grey body with thick greenish-grey glaze with even crackle stained mainly dark grey with some ginger. The base and foot are glazed and the foot rim unglazed.
- Made in: China
- Height: 76 millimetres
- Diameter: 193 millimetres
- Diameter: 71 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12th-13thCRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with crackled celadon glaze
This guan-type ware bowl was made in the Qing dynasty in imitation of earlier Southern Song dynasty guan wares from Hangzhou in Zhejiang province.
Stoneware with guan-type crackled glaze
Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
3 December 2008
Reason for treatment
Remove yellowed overpaint and investigate further
Yellowed overpaint across the surface - when removed there were a number of crakcs which had been filled with a blue material.
Surface cleaned and previous over paint removed with acetone applied on cotton wool swabs on a satay stick.Painted with Golden acrylics and porcelain restoration glaze applied with a sable brush.
Guan-type ware bowl. Dark grey stoneware body with thick greenish-grey glaze with even crackle stained mainly dark grey with some ginger. Base and foot glazed and foot rim unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39247
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