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Jun stoneware shallow dish with flattened rim. The dish has a pale buff stoneware body and thick green glaze with fine cracking. There are five small oval spur marks on the base, which is glazed, as is the foot.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 31 millimetres
- Diameter: 185 millimetres
Published PDF date : Northern Song-Jin 12th-13thCRoom 95 label text:
Dish with celadon glaze
Jun wares were made in many kilns throughout Junzhou prefecture (modern Yuxian) in Henan province. Jun wares have relatively coarse stoneware bodies and are quite heavily potted. In the Northern Song (AD 960–1127) and Jin dynasties (AD 1115–1234) they appear to have been popular rather than imperial wares. Jun wares are characterised by opalescent blue, purple or as here even green glazes.
Stoneware with green glaze
Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
Jin dynasty, AD 1115–1234
Jun stoneware shallow dish with flattened rim. Pale buff stoneware body covered in thick green glaze with fine cracking. Foot and base glazed, with five small oval spur marks on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39567
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