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


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

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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