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Bowl

Chinese

Artwork Details

Bowl
13th century
Chinese
stoneware with glaze
2 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in (7.3 cm x 16.5 cm x 16.5 cm)
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.73

On Display

Not currently on display

Description

Subject Matter:

A Longquan celadon bowl of the late Southern Song (1127-1279) early Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). The exterior of this bowl was carved to resemble a lotus flower, a popular motif during the Yuan dynasty. Longquan potters would glaze their wares three or four times to acheive a rich surface quality, in this case, a beautiful craqueleur celadon glaze enhances the elegant shape of the bowl.

Physical Description:

A conical stoneware bowl on a tall foot ring, the exterior wall fluted, covered in a craqueleur gray-green celadon glaze. 

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