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Guan-type stoneware flower-shaped brush-washer with eight-lobed rim. The brush-washer has a dark grey body and thick grey glaze with close crackle stained black. There are six small spur marks on the base, which is glazed, as is the foot-rim.
- Made in: China
- Height: 35 millimetres
- Diameter: 112 millimetres
- Diameter: 60 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Yuan/Ming 14th-15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Brush-washer with guan-type glaze
官 (guan ‘official’) celadon glaze was invented in the Southern Song dynasty (AD 1127–1279) and much copied in later dynasties.
Stoneware with guan-type crackled glaze
Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, AD 1368–1644
Guan-type stoneware flower-shaped brush-washer with eight-lobed rim. Dark grey body covered in thick grey glaze with close crackle stained black. Base and foot glazed, with six small spur marks on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39246
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