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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Shanxi (made)

  • Date:

    1200-1300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed stoneware with slip-painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Robert Mond

  • Museum number:

    C.293-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

Physical description

Cizhou type, from Jiexiu, Shanxi. Stoneware jar, of depressed globular form on low foot, without neck; the wide mouth is surrounded by a wide band in relief. Painted with bold scrolls and stylised flowers in iron brown over a cream-coloured slip; covered with clear glaze.

Place of Origin

Shanxi (made)

Date

1200-1300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed stoneware with slip-painted decoration

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Diameter: 27.3 cm

Descriptive line

Cizhou ware. Jar, stoneware with decoration painted in brown over cream-coloured slip, China

Production Note

from label

Materials

Stoneware; Slip; Clear glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Scrolls (motifs); Flower (stylised)

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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