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Lidded jar

Lidded jar

  • Place of origin:

    Henan (made)

  • Date:

    1115-1234 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, glazed

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.985-1926

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 26 []

This lidded jar was made some time between 960 and 1279, the classical period in the history of Chinese ceramics. Kilns appeared in all parts of China, each kiln with its own specialized products. Centuries later they were much sought after by collectors.

Physical description

Black jar with rust-brown splashes.

Place of Origin

Henan (made)

Date

1115-1234 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm, Diameter: 15.3 cm

Descriptive line

Lidded jar, black-glazed stonewares with rust-brown designs, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kerr, Rose. Song Dynasty Ceramics. London:V&A Publications, 2004. p. 83, no. 83.

Labels and date

Lidded jar
Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
North China

Stoneware with black glaze and rust-brown splashes
Museum no.Circ.985-1926 [2007]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Containers

Collection

East Asia Collection

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