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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    China (north, made)

  • Date:

    1279-1368 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with brown-black glaze and rust splashes

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. G. Maxwell Brownjohn

  • Museum number:

    C.38-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 4

Physical description

Jar, greyish-buff stoneware with brown-black glaze marked with rust-coloured splashes. Of swelling ovoid shape with rather narrow mouth and brief neck, the base recessed within the foot and glazed. The brown-black glaze is thick and lustrous and descends to the foot. The mouth-rim is unglazed.

Place of Origin

China (north, made)

Date

1279-1368 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with brown-black glaze and rust splashes

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Black ware. Jar, stoneware with brown-black glaze and rust splashes; north China, Yuan dynasty

Materials

Stoneware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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