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    Shallow, white, porcellanous bowl, with rolled rim and a wide foot ring, recessed in the centre. The foot ring is unglazed.

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    • 9thC
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    • Height: 42 millimetres
    • Diameter: 144 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Tang 9th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A107

    White bowl with clear glaze

    This type of white ware bowl was made in Northern China and was traded widely. Similar examples have been found in, for example, Samarra in Iraq.

    Stoneware with clear glaze
    Xing or Ding ware邢窯或者定窯
    Neiqiu, Lincheng or Quyang county, Hebei province 河北省, 内丘縣, 臨城縣, 或者曲陽縣
    Tang dynasty, about AD 800–900


  • Bibliography

    • Pierson 2002 p.34, no.8 (and base) bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989B p.37, no.19 (and base) bibliographic details
    • Medley 1980 p.9, no.1 bibliographic details
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A shallow, white, porcellanous bowl, with rolled rim and a wide, unglazed, foot ring recessed in the centre. Fired on the foot ring.

A shallow, white, porcellanous bowl, with rolled rim and a wide, unglazed, foot ring recessed in the centre. Fired on the foot ring.

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