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Jarlet

Jarlet

  • Place of origin:

    Jiangxi (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed porcelain decorated in iron-oxide

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John Addis KCMG

  • Museum number:

    FE.69-1975

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jarlet with globular body and short neck with reinforced mouth rim flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles; concave base. The somewhat bluish glaze is decorated with about seventeen dashes of blackish iron-brown.

Place of Origin

Jiangxi (made)

Date

first half of 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed porcelain decorated in iron-oxide

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 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

Jarlet, qingbai-glazed porcelain decorarated with iron-brown spots; excavated in the Philippines, made in China (Jiangxi province), Yuan dynasty, first half of 14th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Addis, J. M. "Chinese porcelain found in the Philippines", in Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society, 1967-69 London : The Society, Plate 44 and p. 30.
Joseph, Adrian M. Chinese and Annamese ceramics found in the Philippines and Indonesia. London: Hugh Moss (Publishing) Ltd., 1973, Plate 35-36.
Locsin, L & C, Oriental Ceramics discovered in the Philippines, Rutland & Tokyo 1968, Plate 77, p. 94.

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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