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kiln-support

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.67

  • Description

    Stoneware kiln support with disc base and three small spurs. The kiln support has a coarse brown body.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 12thC-13thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 11 millimetres
    • Diameter: 34 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Southern SongRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A67

    Small firing support


    Sir Percival David collected this small firing support with a disc base and three small spurs in Hangzhou in 1935. When the Jin army invaded the Northern Song Capital in AD 1127 the court fled south and established a new capital in modern Hangzhou. The emperor set up a kiln to recreate the Ru wares he admired so much but the local guan


    Stoneware
    Possibly used at guan kilns
    Hangzhou, Zhejiang province
    Southern Song, AD 1127 - 1279

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  • Bibliography

    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.39, no.A67 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.70, no.A67 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case2/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF Card: Collected by Sir Percival David in 1935 at Hangzhou.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.67

Hangzhou kiln support with disc base and three small spurs, made from coarse brown stoneware.

Hangzhou kiln support with disc base and three small spurs, made from coarse brown stoneware.

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