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Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    850-906 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    J.G. Maxwell Brownjohn Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.37-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case C, shelf 1

Physical description

White porcelain ewer with white glaze. It has an ovoid body and funnel-shaped neck, standing on a low, rather broad ring foot enclosing a glazed base. The small double-stand handle springing from the neck and terminating on the shoulder is reinforced by a narrow strip applied over it and fixed to it at the top with a ruyi-shaped clasp; on the other side is a short, tapering spout.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

850-906 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed porcelain

Dimensions

Height: 14.7 cm, Diameter: 8.2 cm mouth

Descriptive line

Ewer, white porcelain with white glaze, China, Tang dynasty

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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