Keywords: Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)

474 objects


Cizhou ware bowl

Bowl: rather heavily potted; low, slightly beveled foot, roughly trimmed base. Clay: Dense, light buff stoneware; resonant; darker on exposed surface of foot and base. Glaze: Thick, black (ferric oxide) high temperature, typically viscous glaze with “raven’s wing” original iridescence, streaked with iron brown which runs halfway down on inside in regular stripes, each broken …


Dish with design of lotus pond

Dish with flattened foliate rim, unglazed base and bevelled foot. Clay: porcelain, slightly grayish. Glaze: transparent, tinged with blue, particularly distinct around the rim. Decoration: painted in underglaze blue; blackish spots in places. Design of lotus pond in center, chrysanthemum scroll on cavetto, and classic scroll on rim; on the exterior: lotus panels enclosing leaf …