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Jun stoneware cup stand with five-lobed flange. The cup-stand has a grey-buff body and duck-egg blue glaze. Where exposed, the body is red. The foort is unglazed.
- Made in: Yuxian
- (Asia,China,Henan (province),Yu Xian)
- Height: 30 millimetres
- Diameter: 88 millimetres
Published PDF date : Northern Song or Jin 11thC-12thCRoom 95 label text:
Blue jun cup-stand
This stand supported a cup or bowl . Where the Jun glaze runs thin towards the edge of the cup, it becomes semi-transparent to olive green. Compared to contemporary Northern Song celadons such as Ru and Yaozhou wares, Jun wares have relatively coarse stoneware bodies. Jun wares are characterised by opalescent blue, purple or occasionally green glazes.
Stoneware with opalescent blue glaze
Yuxian, Henan province 河南省, 禹縣
Northern Song dynasty, about AD 1000–1127
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Object reference number: RRC39400
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