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Sherd

Sherd

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr R. D. H. Arundell

  • Museum number:

    C.799O-1936

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sherd from the foot of a bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Deep foot-ring with fragments of sand adhering; unglazed zone round the middle inside.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1644-1911 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Sherd from the foot of a bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, found in East Africa, Chinese, Qing dynasty

Production Note

Inventory

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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