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

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    • 12thC-13thC
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    • Height: 11 millimetres
    • Diameter: 34 millimetres
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    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

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


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    • Yorke Hardy 1953 p.39, no.A67 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1999 p.70, no.A67 bibliographic details
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    PDF Card: Collected by Sir Percival David in 1935 at Hangzhou.

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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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