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Sherd

Sherd

  • Place of origin:

    China (south, made)

  • Date:

    960-1279 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, incised and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major Francis B. Pearce, CMG

  • Museum number:

    C.227-1916

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sherd of a bowl of porcelain, with incised decoration under qingbai glaze.

Place of Origin

China (south, made)

Date

960-1279 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, incised and glazed

Dimensions

Length: 10.2 cm, Width: 9.2 cm

Object history note

Found at Chwaka Mosque, in East Africa.

Descriptive line

Qingbai ware. Sherd of a bowl, porcelain with incised decoration under qingbai glaze, found in East Africa, made in south China, Song dynasty

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Incised; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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