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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jiangxi (made)

  • Date:

    early 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John Addis KCMG

  • Museum number:

    FE.98-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 8

Physical description

Jarlet of depressed globular form with short neck and thickened rim having a tubular lug on either side of the shoulder. Flat base.

Place of Origin

Jiangxi (made)

Date

early 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 6.3 cm

Object history note

The group of objects (FE.3 to 105-1975) were all acquired by Sir John Addis during his stay in Manila as British Ambassador, ca. 1965-70, and are purportedly from excavations there. See papers published at the Manila Trade Pottery Seminiar, 1968, here noted; also Locsin, L & C, Oriental Ceramics discovered in the Philippines, Rutland & Tokyo 1968; and Addis, J. M. Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 1967-69 London : The Society, pp. 17-36.

Descriptive line

Qingbai ware. Jarlet, glazed porcelain; excavated in the Philippines, made in China (Jiangxi province), Yuan dynasty, early 14th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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