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Guangdong stoneware Jue with two knobbed uprights at rim, applied monster mask handle and three legs. The Jue has black flambe or tea dust-type glaze. Where exposed, the body is dark brown. The base of the feet is unglazed.
- Made in: Shiwan
- (Asia,China,Guangdong (province),Shiwan)
- Height: 78 millimetres
- Width: 54 millimetres
- Width: 75 millimetres (mouth)
- Depth: 40 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Although some rare pieces of Ming dynasty (1368-1644) date survive, the Shiwan kilns flourished in the Qing era and particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries and Republican Period. Then the kilns flourished and were exporting to Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. Today, contemporary products from Shiwan are sold within China in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Macau. These are also bought by many within overseas Chinese communities in Southeast Asia, Europe and North America.
Stoneware with brown, green and pale green glazes
Shiwan (pronounced Shekwan in Cantonese) ware石灣窯
Foshan, Nanhai county, Guangdong province, 廣東省, 南海縣, 佛山
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
PDF Card: 1938, June from Mr Yamanaka for £85.
Guangdong stoneware Jue with two knobbed uprights at rim, applied monster mask handle and three legs. Body dark brown where exposed, and covered with black flambe or tea dust-type glazed. Bases of feet unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39608
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