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At A Glance

  • Period

    8th century
  • Geography

    Hebei or Henan province, China
  • Material

    Porcellaneous stoneware with transparent ivory-toned glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 9.3 × 32.1 cm (3 11/16 × 12 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Wide shallow bowl with turned-over rim and flat, unglazed base. Stoneware with straw-colored glaze.
    Clay: light buff stoneware.
    Glaze: opaque white with fine crackle.
    Decoration: none.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Parades: Freer Ceramics Installed by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (November 4, 2006 to January 7, 2008)
    Black and White: Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries (December 18, 2004 to November 7, 2010)
    Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
  • Origin

    Hebei or Henan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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