Bottle with spout

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th-mid 20th century
  • Geography

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam (overall): 12.1 x 15.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2005.74
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2005.74

Object Details

  • Description

    Bottle of compressed globular form with short neck, rolled lip, concave base and a short straight spout on the shoulder.
    Clay: grey stoneware.
    Glaze: black, opaque, glossy; base unglazed; finger marks left on the foot showing the potter held the bottle upside down with fingers and dipped into the glaze.
    Decoration: none.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

    Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • Type

    Vessel
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