Waster bowl, cracked

Substantially intact sherd of a standard size tea bowl, underfired, with streaky brown glaze.

Historical period(s)
Northern Song or Southern Song dynasty, 12th-13th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Jian ware
Dimensions
H x W: 6.7 x 12.3 cm (2 5/8 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Jianyang county, Shuiji, Shuiji kiln site I
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Plumer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-P-866
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl (waster)

Keywords
China, Jian ware, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Song dynasty (960 - 1279), Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Substantially intact sherd of a standard size tea bowl, underfired, with streaky brown glaze.

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