Dish with incised decoration

Dish with flared mouthrim, broad bi-shaped footring, and six spurmarks on the interior bottom.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: translucent, glossy, finely crazed; falls short of the upper half of exterior body.
Decoration: one incised ring below the mouthrim and one on interior bottom.
Inscriptions: two numbers, resembling “77,” painted by brush with dark grey pigment (faded Chinese ink?) on exterior body.

Historical period(s)
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Porcelain with clear glaze
Style
Dehua ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 8.1 x 25.7 cm (3 3/16 x 10 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Dehua kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.27
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
China, clear glaze, Dehua ware, Hauge collection, porcelain, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), WWII-era provenance, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Dish with flared mouthrim, broad bi-shaped footring, and six spurmarks on the interior bottom.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: translucent, glossy, finely crazed; falls short of the upper half of exterior body.
Decoration: one incised ring below the mouthrim and one on interior bottom.
Inscriptions: two numbers, resembling "77," painted by brush with dark grey pigment (faded Chinese ink?) on exterior body.

Inscription(s)

Two numbers, 77, painted by brush with dark grey pigment on exterior body.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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