There may be information missing from this page.
Following a recent issue with object details, some objects (~1%) are not showing all the data they should. We estimate the data will be fully restored at the end of this week.
Updated: 27 April 2015
- Previous 0/1630
Longquan-type stoneware bowl with five-lobed rim. The bowl has olive brown glaze with irregular brown crackle. There is an inscription in the centre.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 54 millimetres
- Diameter: 144 millimetres
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12h-13thCRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with impressed seal mark
This bowl is shaped with a five-lobed rim. The lobes are further defined inside the bowl with trailed slip lines. In the centre it is impressed with a seal mark. This is probably a workshop mark. The bowl is covered with a pale olive-green glaze. Such low quality celadons were commonly exported across Asia in the Southern Song (AD 1127–1279) and Yuan dynasty (AD 1279–1368). This bowl may have been made in the Longquan region but as such marks are rarely seen there it could have been made at another southern celadon kiln.
Stoneware with impressed seal mark and pale olive-green glaze
South-eastern China 中國東南部
Southern Song dynasty, AD 1127–1279
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: RRC38673
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.