Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty, 10th century
Medium
Stoneware with glaze over white slip
Style
Changsha or Yuezhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 38.9 x 24 cm (15 5/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Geography
China, Hunan province, Changsha or Yueyang
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1917.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
Changsha ware, China, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), stoneware, Yuezhou ware
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Label

The thin, crackled, yellowish green glaze on this bottle is applied over a white slip. The bottle is decorated solely with a collar of incised flower petals. The stains, abrasions, and repaired neck indicate heavy use.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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