Guan ware dish with foliate rim

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with Ge glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 3.1 x 13.2 cm (1 1/4 x 5 3/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Dish with sloping sides and six-foil rim.
    Body: hard, dark gray, shows only on unglazed footrim where it has turned brown in firing.
    Glaze: opaque buff gray with medium crackle stained black, some small iron-spots. No spur marks.
  • Origin

    Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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