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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Zhejiang (made)

  • Date:

    1300-1368 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded decoration under celadon glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.259-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 6

Physical description

Porcelain jar covered with a celadon glaze. Depressed globular form with contracted short neck and small mouth. Decorated with a design in slip under the glaze, of a dragon on the shoulder, and at the foot a band of scale pattern or wave ornament. Copper ring added to rim.

Place of Origin

Zhejiang (made)

Date

1300-1368 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded decoration under celadon glaze

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Longquan ware. Jar, porcelain with moulded decoration under celadon glaze, China (Zhejiang), Yuan dynasty

Materials

Porcelain; Celadon

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Wave pattern

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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