Soft Jun stoneware lobed vase in form of elongated meiping with four lobes. The vase has a pale buff body and thick sky-blue glaze with fine crackle. Where exposed the body is reddish. The foot rim is unglazed.
- Made in: China
- Height: 148 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Published PDF date : Jin or Yuan dynasty 13th-14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
‘Soft’ Jun ware vase
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 lobed vase in form of elongated meiping with four lobes. Pale buff body covered in thick sky-blue glaze with fine crackle. Foot rim unglazed and exposed body reddish.
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Object reference number: RRC39535
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