- Previous 0/1630
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
On display: G95/dc8/sh6
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.
Copyright SOAS All rights reserved
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: RRC39246
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.