Soft Jun stoneware water-pot with depressed globular body. The water-pot has a reddish body and thick sky blue glaze with fine, even crackle. The foot has been ground down.
- Made in: China
- Height: 46 millimetres
- Diameter: 63 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
‘Soft’ Jun ware water pot
Traditionally this type of ware is classified as ‘soft’ Jun. Scholars are unsure where ‘soft’ Jun was made, and so in the absence of a kiln site, they are dated stylistically by comparison to other pieces.
Stoneware with Jun-type glaze
‘Soft’ Jun ware
Ming or Qing dynasty, about AD 1600–1900
Soft Jun stoneware water-pot with depressed globular body. Stoneware body covered in thick sky blue glaze with fine, even crackle. Body material appears reddish where it can be seen at the rim. The foot has been ground down.
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Object reference number: RRC39607
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