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water-pot

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  • Museum number

    PDF,A.83

  • Description

    Guangdong stoneware miniature water-pot of globular form with three small feet, two loop handles at the neck, and a ring of eight raised knobs on shoulder. The water-pot has a dark body and bluish glaze with purple 'splashes'. Where exposed, the body is dark brown. The ends of the feet are unglazed.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 19thC-20thC
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 38 millimetres
    • Width: 49 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A83

    Water pot


    This vessel is covered with a jun-style glaze


    Stoneware with jun-style glaze
    Probably Shiwan (pronounced Shekwan in Cantonese) ware 石灣窯
    Probably Foshan, Nanhai county, Guangdong province, 廣東省, 南海縣, 佛山
    Qing dynasty or Republican period, about AD 1800–1949

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  • Bibliography

    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.42, no.A83 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.73, no.A83 bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.83

Guangdong stoneware miniature water-pot of globular form with three small feet and two loop handles at the neck. Ring of eight raised knobs on shoulder. Dark body covered in bluish glaze with purple 'splashes'. Ends of feet unglazed and exposed body dark brown.

Guangdong stoneware miniature water-pot of globular form with three small feet and two loop handles at the neck. Ring of eight raised knobs on shoulder. Dark body covered in bluish glaze with purple 'splashes'. Ends of feet unglazed and exposed body dark brown.

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