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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    8th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with green lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. G. Maxwell Brownjohn

  • Museum number:

    C.34-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish with pedestal foot, flat base and steeply canted sides with slightly everted rim. The shape is derived from the Tazza forms of western Asia. Pinkish-white earthenware with green lead glaze. The glaze is coated with iridescence and has rubbed off the inside of the dish.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

8th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with green lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

From the S. D. Winkworth Sale, Sotheby 25th April 1933, Lot 12A.

Descriptive line

Dish with pedestal foot, the shape derived from the Tazza forms of western Asia; earthenware with green lead glaze; China, Tang dynasty, 8th century

Production Note

Label

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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