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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Shanxi (made)

  • Date:

    1279-1368 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with cut-glaze decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.75-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 15, shelf 1

Physical description

Jar of stoneware, with flowers and scrolling foliage carved in a brown glaze, the background is painted in white slip.

Place of Origin

Shanxi (made)

Date

1279-1368 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with cut-glaze decoration

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm approximate, Diameter: 24.0 cm approximate, Weight: 2.36 kg

Descriptive line

Cizhou ware. Jar, stoneware with cut-glaze decoration, China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Production Note

label

Materials

Stoneware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Carved

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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