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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Zhejiang (made)

  • Date:

    1400-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with incised decoration under celadon glaze

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.698-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 3

Physical description

Jar of stoneware, fired red on the exposed parts and with decoration incised under an olive-green celadon glaze. Baluster-shaped. Decoration in three zones. The upper zone contains heads of lingzhi; the middle and widest zone contains a design of lotus flowers and leaves. The lower zone has a border of lotus leaves.

Place of Origin

Zhejiang (made)

Date

1400-1500 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with incised decoration under celadon glaze

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Diameter: 20.6 cm

Descriptive line

Longquan ware. Jar, stoneware with incised decoration under celadon glaze; China (Zhejiang province), Ming dynasty, 15th century

Materials

Stoneware; Celadon

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Lotus; Magic fungus

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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