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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Shiwan (made)

  • Date:

    16th century or early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the late H. E. Leetham, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.600-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 8

Physical description

Jar of stoneware with an opalescent glaze. Pear-shaped body with six vertical handles round the top, one missing.

Place of Origin

Shiwan (made)

Date

16th century or early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 73.7 cm, Diameter: 58.4 cm

Object history note

Found in British North Borneo.

Descriptive line

Shiwan ware. Jar, stoneware with an opalescent glaze, China (Guangdong province), Ming dynasty, 16th century or early 17th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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