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Sherd

Sherd

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr R. D. H. Arundell

  • Museum number:

    C.799N-1936

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sherd of a tall bowl with straight sides, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with vertical tongues.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Length: 6.4 cm

Object history note

Found on the beach at Kilwa Kisiwani on the East Coast of Africa (Tanganyika Territory).

Descriptive line

Sherd of a tall bowl with straight sides, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, found in East Africa, Chinese, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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