Guangdong stoneware water vessel in form of narcissus flower with four lobes and four tapering feet. The water vessel has a dark body and bluish glaze with crimson and dark grey 'splashes'.
- Made in: Shiwan
- (Asia,China,Guangdong (province),Shiwan)
- Height: 20 millimetres
- Width: 64 millimetres
- Depth: 49 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
This four-lobed vessel is covered with a jun-style glaze and stands on four small feet. It was used for cleaning or shaping brushes for calligraphy.
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
Guangdong stoneware water vessel in form of narcissus flower with four lobes and four tapering feet. Dark body covered in bluish glaze with crimson and dark grey 'splashes' inside, outside and on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39738
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